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Favorite Christmas hymns revealed

Forward in Christ asked for your favorite Christmas hymns and reflections on those hymns, and you really delivered! Visit our online interactive Christmas hymn experience to see what hymns are most popular with our readers. Listen to treasured Christmas hymns performed by WELS musicians, read memories evoked by these hymns, and hear Christmas reflections from our world mission fields.

Together video highlights FIC's Christmas hymn survey

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Learn more about the results of FIC's Christmas hymn survey in today's Together video update.
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A new chapter for John Braun—and Forward in Christ

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After 16 years of service as executive editor of Forward in Christ, John Braun is retiring effective Dec. 31. This is his final issue. “One of the things that I appreciated most about John Braun’s work as executive editor was his continuing desire to make improvements in . . .

Confessions of faith: Four generations

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Every night, Christopher Correri lifts up his six-year-old daughter, Anayah, because she wants to touch the cross hanging on the wall and say good night to Jesus. Her love for Jesus is evident, as is that of her dad, grandma, and great grandma. But what . . .

Please explain: Can Christians be so heavenly minded that they are of no earthly good?

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In his song “No Earthly Good,” Johnny Cash croons a warning in his signature baritone marked by a tinge of country vibrato. He encourages those who are “holding heaven” to “spread it around,” not ignoring those in need on earth. While the melody makes you feel . . .

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