CONTENTS

Aaron Strong family

Finding purpose through pain

mom and teen son talking

Parent conversations: How can we model good listening skills for our kids?

Jesus hugging a man

With you always

hands close up giving a flower to another person

Resolving to share joy

JANUARY ISSUE

Please explain: If I have been baptized, does that mean I have been anointed?

If I have been baptized, does that mean I have been anointed? Answering our question means comparing…

Parent conversations: How can we model good listening skills for our kids?

Young people are frequently criticized for spending time on their smartphones even in social situations where they…

Finding purpose through pain

In October 2022, Aaron Strong, pastor at Grace, Milwaukee, Wis., was killed in a car accident. Here,…

Confessions of faith: Boggs family

A WELS family with Catholic roots stands in amazement of God’s enduring grace and faithfulness. Why are…

With you always

I’ve enjoyed hearing the stories about Queen Elizabeth that people have shared since her death in September….

Christ begins

Follow Jesus’ public ministry through the words of the hymn “Christ Begins.” Baptism We stand and we…

Traveling through temptations

God’s Precious Scriptures lead us through the potholes of this life. Temptation is a word that gives…

Psalm 130: When rocks fall

“DANGER! Falling Rocks!” the sign said. We were traveling down a secondary road alongside a steep cliff…

What to know before you go

If you read issues of Forward in Christ like a Hebrew Bible—from back to front—the title of…

Resolving to share joy

“Make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and of…

Q&A: How can I better manage what God has given me this year so that I glorify him?

My New Year’s resolution is to manage better what God has given me to glorify him with…

Up close and personal

Nothing brings WELS’ world mission work to life like visiting those missions in person. I had such…

My Christian life: Premature twins defy medical odds

A couple and their premature twins witness to the sanctity of life at any age. When I…

Reflections on Lutheran leadership

These National Conference on Lutheran Leadership presenters offer a perspective of what Lutheran leadership means to them,…

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