The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


The experience of Christmas

Christmas appeared amid the mud and rain in one determined woman

Christmas comes, and if we are to know that it is real even after we dismantle the tree, we must recognize that the beauty and grace that shines from a baby at Bethlehem is the same grace that seeks us each day. We witness it in the flesh and blood of those who struggle to keep human life human and in the faces that stir us to pick up a stick and join them as they scrape off the mud.

My hope is that this magazine will connect you with those faces, around our church and the world, so Christmas may come to you, in you and through you.

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