Vessey died of natural causes Aug. 18 in North Oaks, Minn., surrounded by family, at the age of 94.
In this issue, readers can rejoice in the joy and comfort that Christians share as the body of Christ, gathered together around His Word and Sacraments.
The June/July issue of “The Lutheran Witness” offers a sneak peek at what will be discussed and voted on at the 66th LCMS convention.
Speaking about the faith to people who don’t believe is the focus of this issue of the magazine.
The department and its four periodicals receive a record 23 total awards from the Associated Church Press and the Evangelical Press Association.
Theologians and church workers answer common questions from parishioners, such as “Is the Lord’s Supper really Christ’s body and blood?”
This year’s conference is planned for Nov. 3-5 in Wichita, Kan., under the theme “Mission at Home: Standing Where You Are Planted.”
Mercy — from its scriptural foundation to how it appears in our daily lives — is the focus of the magazine’s March issue.
With love as the focus of this issue, readers will be reminded of “God’s acts of love” for us and learn about St. Valentine.
Writers span both the penitence of Advent and the celebration of Christmas, while keeping the focus on Christ.
In the special “State of the Synod” issue, readers get an in-depth look at the LCMS ministries, resources and people ready to serve them.
Those interested in Lutheranism, history and the Church can now learn more about all three in the October issue of “The Lutheran Witness.”
The September issue of ‘The Lutheran Witness’ tackles commonly misunderstood myths regarding Christianity.
In this issue, readers will learn what makes the Church the Church, what young adults need from their congregations, why the Divine Service unites people and much more.