The Pauline roots of Lutheran theology are as strong as they are well-known. Most Lutherans have heard innumerable times: “For there is no distinction, since all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God; they are now justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus ...” (Romans 3:22-24). Lutherans love the emphasis on grace.
Anne Lalsingh worships at Advent Lutheran Church, Manhattan, which also has a strong young adult population. Read more about Advent in "Reflecting the neighborhood."
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