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My Christian life: Heart transplant inspires a life of service

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Youth in service

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Overwhelmed but not overcome

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Christ and cribbage

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Parent conversations: Parenting post–high school: What is a parent’s role?

My kids are 15, 10, and 7, so I haven’t quite gotten to this stage of parenting…

Confessions of faith: Hưu-Trung Lê

A Vietnamese man discovers that Jesus is the way. “I am the way and the truth and…

Christ and cribbage

A chaplain uses an age-old game to share a lifesaving message. I knocked on Nick’s door and…

My Christian life: Heart transplant inspires a life of service

A heart transplant confirms a young man’s desire to share the blessings of Jesus with others. Three…

This is the body of Christ

As we meet in worship, we find in fuller measure what it is in Christ we share….

Please explain: Does God favor certain people?

In the world today, it seems like the worst thing you can do is show favoritism. Free…

The book of James: Correctly evaluating riches

A blueprint for living out our life of faith What are our chief concerns in life? Eternal…

Jesus is the key

The world might question God’s Word, but Jesus is the reason for our confidence in the Bible. Have…

Overwhelmed but not overcome

“Then Moses and the Israelites sang this song to the LORD: ‘I will sing to the LORD,…

Mind your own business

People today say it in different ways. “Stay in your lane, bro.” “You do you and I’ll do…

Q&A: Do Lutherans take the Bible literally and teach millennialism?

Someone told me that Lutherans don’t take the Bible literally, which is why we don’t teach millennialism,…

Bible study: What’s going to happen on the Last Day?

There are many forms of the false teaching called millennialism. Millennium is a Latin word meaning “one…

President’s message: A field ripe for harvest

Our synod has been involved in world missions for well over a century. From the start, our…

A thought: Obedience

As children we were conditioned to obey. When we were told to do something, our parents expected…

Youth in service

“Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the…

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