Reading & Study

Winter ‘Engage’: God equips His people

The issue highlights a few of the ways that God is calling His people to serve in unique contexts — both in the U.S. and around the world.

January ‘Witness’: God giving to us

The January issue of The Lutheran Witness walks readers through the worship service of the Lutheran church.

‘Prepare the way of the Lord’: A sermon from President Harrison

The Christian life is a life of repentance.

December ‘Witness’: The gift of children

The December issue of The Lutheran Witness considers how children bless us and how we might bless them.

November ‘Witness’: What is truth?

Truth is found in the Son of God, who came to be truth in the flesh for us.

Fall ‘Engage’: Doing good to everyone

The Fall 2023 issue of Lutherans Engage the World shows how Lutherans are doing good — for residents of retirement communities, for children in Kenya, for homeowners in need of a little extra help, and in many other ways. 

October ‘LW’: Difficult teachings of the Bible

The October issue of The Lutheran Witness takes up difficult teachings of the Bible.

September ‘LW’ digs in to archaeology and apologetics

The issue explores both the promise and limits of archaeology in the apologetic task.

August ‘Witness’: Ancient and modern heresies

The August issue of The Lutheran Witness discusses ancient heresies such as Arianism and Eutychianism as well as modern heresies such as the Prosperity Gospel or Moralistic Therapeutic Deism.

‘Lutherans Engage’: Serving refugees in Germany

Lutherans around the world continue to find new and unexpected ways to serve their neighbor. 

Summer ‘Lutheran Witness’ previews convention

Most important, readers will be reminded of Christ and Him crucified for the sins of the world.

Marks of the church: May ‘LW’

The seven marks of the church help identify faithful Lutheran churches around the world.

‘A Chaste and Decent Life’: CTCR updates 1981 report

The update is a direct response to resolutions adopted by the Synod in convention in 2016 and 2019.

Spring ‘Engage’: The Word at work

The Spring 2023 issue of ‘Lutherans Engage the World’ gives a glimpse of how the Word of God is at work in the United States and around the world.

April ‘Lutheran Witness’: Three estates

The death and resurrection of Jesus Christ guide and direct the entire life of the Christian.

March ‘Lutheran Witness’: Reaching the ‘Nones’

The fastest-growing religious group in the United States is those who, when asked about their religious preference, mark “none.”