The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Cover story

Cover story

Reading Paul (& Luther) today

New learnings about the apostle and his world boost our understanding

Cover story

Response to Donfried



Cruzando: Journey with Jesus

Remember the Alamodome


Cruzando: ServantLife

A missionary for today Features

A missionary for today

Legacy of Ziegenbalg and 300 years of Protestant mission in India still empowers people

A prescription for caring Features

A prescription for caring

N.J. congregation starts coalition to help people access medicine

Perspective: In the ballpark Features

Perspective: In the ballpark

Catch a glimpse of the power of collaboration


Sunshine, flowers & FEMA trailers

At Camp Noah, Katrina's youngest victims count their blessings


'Life to the max' Faces

'Life to the max'

Racer finds joy in sports and service

Electric power Faces

Electric power

Filmmaker questions costs to the environment



An eye-opening visit

Nebraska teen & Palestinian guests find similarities & differences

Web exclusives

'I'm a disciple' Web exclusive

'I'm a disciple'

Congregation creates a program to teach new ways to be faithful

The way we were: 1886 Web exclusive

The way we were: 1886


Arts & books:

Deep soul

Presiding bishop:

Why LWF matters



Agency takes people on 9/11 Faith Walks

Church on the move, literally

Churches condemn violence

Event celebrates global mission work

Knit Wits with a 'K'

Point & Click

Remember 'Pay It Forward'?

Update: Michigan Lutherans win award

Zeidler, former Milwaukee mayor, dies

Best this month: Best this month: Confronted by God and Lassie

Churchscan: Churchscan

Letters: We need to talk about dissent
Martin Luther did

Light Side: School blessing
This year's Sunday school is off to a humorous start.

Reflection: Passing 50
It's the time of life to be out on the frontier of my faith

Worldscan: Worldscan

E-newsletter: 'What if God was improvising?'

E-newsletter: Be opened!

E-newsletter: Being God's presence

E-newsletter: Crossing over

E-newsletter: The back-to-school rush

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