The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Cover story

'Praying the liturgy' Cover story

'Praying the liturgy'

New resource for a new century Cover story

New resource for a new century

Our common work Cover story

Our common work

Through liturgy, we build our worship



'Abide with me'

Finding God in all experiences is a challenge for this Lent

Backyard & beyond Features

Backyard & beyond

Samuel Service helps young people discern, discover, serve

City pastor, country pastor Features

City pastor, country pastor

Seminarians get a dose of rural ministry

Harvests and homework Features

Harvests and homework

Koob: 'Revenge isn't the way' Features

Koob: 'Revenge isn't the way'

Mighty fortresses: Visible and invisible walls Features

Mighty fortresses: Visible and invisible walls

'Change happens in the heart, which is where walls begin'

More than a martyr Features

More than a martyr

Through his words, Dietrich Bonhoeffer reveals his many facets

Rural ministry resources Features

Rural ministry resources

Texans think global with mission festival Features

Texans think global with mission festival

Up to speed on Internet safety Features

Up to speed on Internet safety

Parents and youth learn how in church workshops



Can-do collector

Johnson helps Ronald McDonald Houses

Transparent faith Faces

Transparent faith

Kansas artist tells Bible stories in glass


'Pennies from heaven' Youngchurch

'Pennies from heaven'

Youth challenge their congregation to help a local charity


Worship whys:


Presiding bishop:

'I am at peace'



'Mystery of Love' for pig farmer, opera singer

14 ELCA members in 110th Congress

Berg to serve pension board

Evangelism tips

God is good!

In IKEA, Swedes trust

LWR continues fair-trade initiatives

Northeastern Ohio elects Eaton as bishop

Palms for sale

Point & click

Best this month: Jesus Today and Miss Potter

Churchscan: Churchscan

Higher education: Campus ministry celebrates 100 years

Higher education: Four presidents to step down

Higher education: Higher education scans

Letters: Removal of artwork upsets readers
The art depicts historical Jesus

Light Side: Let us pray ...

Reflection: Standing in God's peace
A winter walk reminds me of the sureness of love, beyond feelings

Worldscan: Worldscan

E-newsletter: A choice to rejoice

E-newsletter: Ash Wednesday

E-newsletter: Making it through the night

E-newsletter: Who cares?

text size:

this page: email | print

February issue


Embracing diversity