Rest is necessary. But as Christians, we see other people as central to our vocation, rather than obstacles to our happiness.
God never promises worldly success or wealth or fame. What He promises is far better.
Despite centuries of technological advancements that make their lives easier, many people still seem frantically busy.
The LCMS has embarked on an aggressive, comprehensive Church Worker Recruitment Initiative. The initiative seeks to form pastors and church workers to hand over the saving faith to God’s people, passing on the Christian faith from one generation to the next until our Savior’s return.
In the August issue of The Lutheran Witness, LCMS church workers answer the questions they most commonly receive in their service to Christ’s church.
You are entering on a journey that will humble you and bring you to realize you are nothing and that Christ is everything.
This month’s issue begins with an introduction to the Church Worker Recruitment Initiative. In the rest of the issue, LCMS professional church workers answer the questions they most commonly receive in their service to Christ’s church.
According to Luther’s teachings about the Christian life, the good works God desires of us are carried out in our vocations.
Vocation means far more than “what I do for a living.” According to Luther, Christians have multiple vocations or callings.
We Lutherans speak quite a bit about the second use of the Law (as a mirror) and the third use of the Law (as a guide), but we also need to reflect on the first use of the Law (as a curb).