May ‘Lutheran Witness’: Seek first the kingdom of God

The May issue addresses the temptation to seek after worldly things ahead of the kingdom of God.

April ‘Witness’: Four Gospels, one Jesus

All four Gospels tell the story of Jesus’ life, suffering, death and resurrection in a unique way, to a unique audience.

CSL to hold virtual multiethnic symposium

Set for May 4–5, this year’s event is titled “The Rest and the West: What the West Can Learn From Global South Christianity.”

March ‘Witness’: Superstitions

The March issue of The Lutheran Witness examines superstitions and superstitious practices and beliefs.

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘New Insight and Hope for U.S. Race Relations’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Rev. Dr. Gerard Bolling presents a free webinar on “New Insight and Hope for U.S. Race Relations.”

CTCR provides updated vaccine fact sheet

The fact sheet, titled “The LCMS and COVID-19 Vaccines: Facts and Considerations,” was first released in January.

Photo essay: Sent to Serve—National Lutheran Schools Week 2021

Photo essay: Sent to Serve—National Lutheran Schools Week 2021. An oft-repeated theme of 2020 was “together apart”: finding strength in shared experience even while being physically distant.

Synod to celebrate ‘Here I Stand’ Sunday in April

On April 18, the Synod will commemorate the 500th anniversary of Luther’s historic speech at the Diet of Worms by observing “Here I Stand” Sunday,

New paper studies pastoral formation before seminary

Written by the Rev. Dr. James Baneck, executive director of the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education, the paper notes the lifelong character of pastoral formation: 

Winter ‘Engage’: God’s people share Christ’s love

The stories in the Winter 2021 issue of Lutherans Engage the World come from across the globe, spanning cultures, ages and experiences.

February ‘Witness’: Reading the Bible

The February issue urges readers to return to the Word of God, especially at home.

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘One Nation Under God’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Rev. B. Keith Haney presented a free webinar on “One Nation Under God.”

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘A Place Not Forgotten’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Rev. John Schmidtke presented a free webinar on “A Place Not Forgotten.” Ministry in the urban context is challenging as ministries deal with poverty, crime, lack of opportunity and a host of social issues.

LCMS Worship: Suggestions for 2021 midweek Lenten services

LCMS Worship provides suggestions for liturgy, psalms, readings, hymns and collects to use during 2021 midweek Lenten services.

New PALS resource especially for pastors’ wives

The resource, titled “Faith to Follow: Transition from the Call to the Church,” was written by Kate Meadows, a second-year pastor’s wife in South Dakota.

January ‘Witness’: Living a chaste and decent life

Chastity is not simply about “waiting for marriage,” but about the entire life of the believer.