The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Caught reading The Lutheran

Hernan Lopez, pastor of Good Shepherd Lutheran in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, looks over The Lutheran's article about the congregation, which is a force for good in a neighborhood surrounded by violence (October, "As violence continues, so does Lutheran ministry").

courtesy of stephen dealIn the background, parishioners scrape and clean the church's exterior in preparation for painting — a signal to neighbors that the congregation plans to stay.


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