CONTENTS

Delores Griepentrog and her letters

My Christian life: Holding up the prophets’ hands

man typing on computer

Digital resources: Hymnal tools for the modern world

Jesus hand out stretched

Power over death

Joel Voss family photo

Another triumphant saint

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Jesus fills us up

The only way to make empty hearts full is to fill them with Jesus. Let us draw…

My Christian life: Holding up the prophets’ hands

How one woman turned her mission zeal into a lifetime of service “holding up the prophet’s hands”….

Another triumphant saint

The death of a loved one always brings with it a crushing sense of loss, but Jesus’…

Parent conversations: How can parents maintain a healthy marriage?

Maintaining a healthy marriage requires work for any couple, but when you add kids into the mix,…

Digital resources: Hymnal tools for the modern world

In a digital age, Lutherans can embrace new tools for worship. Much of the work of making…

Please explain: What does it mean to have your name written in God’s book?

Imagine the world of long ago. A world with no letters, nor words to read. There were…

The book of James: Active in using prayer

From Jesus comes an example of how to pray. On the mountaintops and in the Garden of…

Now thank we all our God!

In 1617 Martin Rinkart, a Lutheran pastor, returned to his hometown of Eilenburg, Saxony, to serve as…

A heart captured by the gospel: Article 1

Luther stood confident not in his intellect or courage but in the righteousness of Christ. Five hundred…

Bible study: Precious grace

The German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote about “cheap grace.” By cheap grace, he meant that too many…

Q&A: I know that we are saved by grace apart from works, but how can it be that easy?

I know that we are saved by grace apart from works, but that seems too easy. How…

Power over death

“Just as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, even so the Son gives life…

Upholding biblical values

Ours is a culture in which values seem to be constantly changing. Invariably, the change is in…

Confessions of faith: Anthony and Tyler

Troubled teens find the gospel in an unexpected place. “Talk Time.” That’s what Anthony and Tyler call…

A thought: Come, Lord Jesus!

The last few words of the Bible include the words, “Come, Lord Jesus.” Perhaps the woes and…