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Cover story

A crisis & faith Cover story

A crisis & faith

Unemployment ... investment loss ... home foreclosures ... bailouts ... recession

California seniors help the homeless Cover story

California seniors help the homeless

Lamb of God in Anaheim provides a weekly luncheon

Congregations in tough economic times Cover story

Congregations in tough economic times

The economic climate pushes the church to be clear about mission

Facing hard times Cover story

Facing hard times

Be confident, careful, grateful and generous

Stewardship during an economic crisis Cover story

Stewardship during an economic crisis

What a recession means for congregational giving

Tips for tough times Cover story

Tips for tough times

Don't panic, transform spending habits, save and continue to give

Features

'Humanize people we don't understand' Features

'Humanize people we don't understand'

Few Americans are more at home while abroad than Rick Steves

A hidden gem Features

A hidden gem

Nebraska Lutherans use luxury hotel to fund ministries

Checking facts in the Holy Land Features

Checking facts in the Holy Land

Bishops hope to increase awareness in synods

Downside of worship Features

Downside of worship

Average worship attendance plummets here's a glimpse why

Features

His eyes say hope

Pastor with ALS writes, listens & prays

Life-giving water Features

Life-giving water

Ugandan villagers thank the ELCA

Return trip Features

Return trip

God gives us a chance to start over on our path to Lent

Two museums, two worlds Features

Two museums, two worlds

A visit reveals opposing views of Earth's beginnings

Pass the faith

Now what? If Dad stays home, why can't I? Pass the faith

Now what? If Dad stays home, why can't I?

Although he believes in God, my husband rarely comes with us to church.

Parent at church, parent at home Pass the faith

Parent at church, parent at home

What happens when mom or dad prefers 'St. Mattress?'

Faces

Giving Amirah a voice Faces

Giving Amirah a voice

Mother works to stop female genital mutilation

Linking golf with ministry Faces

Linking golf with ministry

Retired pastor wins championships, also counsels

Youngchurch

Calling all future pastors Youngchurch

Calling all future pastors

Synod helps youth discern their call to ministry

Web exclusives

The way we were: 1970 Web exclusive

The way we were: 1970


Columnists

News

Departments

$1.25 million gift for health

'Once A Month' help for Zambia

17 from ELCA in 111th Congress

Davey producer dies

A fair lesson

Advocacy days engages Congress

Advocate settles lawsuit

Angels in action

BBC nixes Gaza appeal

Bishop on 'culture of greed'

Call for donors

Church donates $3,200

Church leaders on torture

Ecumenical magazine debuts

ELCA provides aid to Zimbabwe

Ethiopian church turns 50

Facts & figures: ELCA worship attendance

Future of the LCMS

Gathering to end poverty in MN

German Protestants unite

Green light for 'No God' bus ads

Help after Haiti storms

Iowa flood recovery continues

Lobbying Obama on poverty

Lutheran aid for Congo

More need, less money

More to be nuclear-free?

Neuhaus dies at 72

New resource for grandparents

Online Lent

Pope on the Holocaust

Praying even harder

Quote: Mark S. Hanson

Quote: Martin E. Marty

Quote: President Barack Obama

Quote: T.D. Jakes

Renewing America together

Russian Orthodox relations

Saving Bonhoeffer's papers

Senior ministry grant

Sex & seminaries

Shishmaref, Alaska, out to sea

Sushi, anyone?

Taken for a ride

Women's perspectives

Worship: No change in 2008?

Best this month: A Man Named Pearl
Meet topiary artist Pearl Fryar

Best this month: Reaching Out in a Networked World
Church people fall into two camps when it comes to new communication technology

Higher education: LSM, Dana College, St. Olaf College, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

Letters: Respect is earned
And it covers all of creation

Light Side: To 'pastorize' or 'unpastorize'

Reflection: Lenten nest
What will you add to these 40 days of waiting for new life?

E-newsletter: 40 days without shaving

E-newsletter: A new definition of family

E-newsletter: Jesus' victory: What wondrous love!

E-newsletter: Sacred gifts from a nursing home

E-newsletter: Why I teach the Quran

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