March ‘Witness’: Superstitions

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

February ‘Witness’: Reading the Bible

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

January ‘Witness’: Living a chaste and decent life

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

December ‘Witness’: The gift that gives eternal life

The December issue of ‘The Lutheran Witness’ explores how the Old Testament portrays and points to the Second Person of the Trinity, the eternally begotten Son of God.

November ‘Witness’: Medicine for the soul

The November issue takes up the discussion of the Lord’s Supper, fellowship and closed Communion.

‘Engage’ goes digital-only this fall

The Fall 2020 issue is now available.

October ‘Lutheran Witness’ studies Galatians

St. Paul’s letter provides the key, not only to the Reformation, but to the entirety of the Christian life.

‘Lutheran Witness’ introduces new website, podcast

The refreshed LW site is more user-friendly and accessible. 

August ‘Witness’: Necessary conversations

The issue studies the intersection of faith and politics.

Summer ‘Engage’: Serving in the time of COVID-19

Read updates about how LCMS missionaries, military chaplains, pastors and congregations are navigating quarantines and lockdowns.

CTCR releases Addendum to ‘Communion and Covid-19’ opinion

The Addendum is titled, “One little word can fell him: Ten reasons to question whether ‘online Communion’ is ‘truly good, right and salutary.’”

June/July ‘Witness’: Walking by faith during COVID-19

The issue begins to ask questions about what the church has learned about how it can continue to witness during government shutdowns.

Pastoral Ed holds church worker recruitment meeting, publishes pastoral formation ‘white paper’

The measures grew out of Resolution 6-01, passed at the 2019 LCMS convention in Tampa, Fla.

‘In sickness and in health’: May ‘Lutheran Witness’

The issue explains how to keep Christ at the center of the wedding day and how Christ cares for His Bride, the church.

An Unexpected Visit
An unexpected visit

The Rev. Dr. Hans-Jörg Voigt recalls a visit from LCMS President Rev. Dr. John William Behnken soon after the end of World War II and the kindness of Lutherans from America and England.

From the mission field – Free, online catechisms

Ceylon Evangelical Lutheran Publishing House has announced the release of downloadable, online versions of Luther’s Small Catechism in multiple languages.