The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Freedom rings in the word

We find truth about selves, both bad and good news

At a synod assembly where I was participating as the churchwide representative, I was invited to give my response to this question: "Bishop, in one word what is your vision for every member of the ELCA?"

My response was "freedom."

Fortunately, I was also invited to elaborate, and I recalled Paul's words: "For freedom Christ has set us free" (Galatians 5:1).

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