It is understandable to grieve at the closing of a parish; but remember that every church building on earth, however beloved it may be, is a temporary haven.
What does Scripture teach us about dealing with conflict in the church?
Mark Twain’s novel depicts the depths of human sin and cruelty while, at the same time, showing us the heights of human goodness.
Our need for love is part of bearing His image.
The February issue of The Lutheran Witness recalls the history of the “Walkout” from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, 50 years ago this month.
Our theology has consequences. What is taught in college and seminary classrooms filters down into the preaching and life of the church.
The act of worship requires worshipers.
In worship, a culture alien to this world is formed.
The community that comes together in the Divine Service is gathered by God.
Church pews are made for community. You cannot wall yourself off from others. You cannot decide to be alone.