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'I felt welcomed, and I stayed' Cover story

'I felt welcomed, and I stayed'

Who's your neighbor? Whom can you invite?

'No longer Jew or Greek' Cover story

'No longer Jew or Greek'

Multiculturalism in ELCA has Pauline roots

8 ways to start your journey Cover story

8 ways to start your journey

Cover story

Bishop: 'Multicultural' is multigenerational

Congregation blends cultures, stories Cover story

Congregation blends cultures, stories

Cover story

More diverse, not color blind

Reflecting the neighborhood Cover story

Reflecting the neighborhood

Features

'Everyone in public service needs a strong moral compass' Features

'Everyone in public service needs a strong moral compass'

Nancy Erickson serves as the secretary of the U.S. Senate

'The best-kept secret in the ELCA' Features

'The best-kept secret in the ELCA'

In Atlanta, ELCA seminarians are immersed in an African-American context

Calvin at 500 Features

Calvin at 500

What does his legacy mean for Lutherans today?

Confessions from the front pew Features

Confessions from the front pew

I am a Lutheran who likes to sit in the front pew.

Go take a hike! Features

Go take a hike!

Walking offers a way to health and wholeness

Is Facebook...church? Features

Is Facebook...church?

Meaningful connections may not be enough

Struggling with climate change Features

Struggling with climate change

U.S. and Nicaraguan Lutherans help farmers adapt

This senior pastor sleeps on floors Features

This senior pastor sleeps on floors

At Ascension in Thousand Oaks, Calif., youth ministry and the youth minister boast longevity

Features

Wagner's wisdom

Tips for youth workers, parents and youth

Pass the faith

Kids and families, head outside! Pass the faith

Kids and families, head outside!

'Nature provokes us to be awestruck by God's creation'

Now what? Should we insist our kids sit with us at worship? Pass the faith

Now what? Should we insist our kids sit with us at worship?

My children want to be with their friends

Faces

A berry good grower Faces

A berry good grower

Scientist creates varieties for flavor and resilience

Teaching Western ways Faces

Teaching Western ways

Iowa pastor spends sabbatical in Iraq

Youngchurch

A time to dance Youngchurch

A time to dance

Minnesota congregation hosts Christian Prom; Houston congregation sponsors hymn/children's festival

Pink gets them to New Orleans Youngchurch

Pink gets them to New Orleans

Pastor dyes her hair as fund-raising incentive

Web exclusives

The Way We Were: 1975 Web exclusive

The Way We Were: 1975


Columnists

News

Departments

'Orderly disengagement'

'Spiritual boot camp'

Barmen anniversary

Bat Mitzvah: Florida pastor helps

Bluebird, bluebird

Book of Faith Jubilee in August

Britons debate cost of chaplains

Chad: LWF evacuation

Church OKs gay minister

Clergy surveyed on gay issues

CTI closes four publications

Doctor shot at ELCA church in Kansas

ELCA helps disinfect schools

ELCA pastor to Iraq in friendship

ELCA publications win ACP awards

Episcopal cuts

Graduation: A step back

HIV/AIDS by the numbers

Immerse in culture

Indian churches hail election

Iraq study guide available

Is it live or is it...?

LDR report goes online

Lesbian bishop elected

Look at all those disciples

Market downturn leads to pension changes

Methodist bishops agree to pay cut

Network focuses on U.S. Lutheran response to HIV

New aid alliance

No nuclear weapons

Operation Inasmuch day

Ordination in Mexico

Pakistan warning

Point & click: Book of Faith and Hand in Hand

Postville, Iowa: Walking to remember May 2008 raid

Quote: ELCA Presiding Bishop Mark S. Hanson

Quote: Robert Parham

Quote: Sister Helen Prejean

Recession: A 'crisis of trust'?

Recognizing genocide

Reformed merger

Religion news a 'must'

Sanctifying the Schwinns

Shroud of Turin on display

That's some graduation gift

The religious are better citizens

Vatican Radio to accept ads

Vatican raises retirement age

Wicked map

Worship canceled; go serve!

Best this month: Just Hospitality: God's Welcome in a World of Difference
Book encourages a "mending ministry" for those afflicted by poverty, injustice and suffering

Best this month: Nico & Lola
What does it mean to "be so kind"?

Best this month: Up
Film celebrates cross-generational friendship

Higher education: Gettysburg students receive peace grant to establish Nepal library and more...

Letters: Confirmation: Should it be changed?
Tweak? Overhaul? Leave alone?

Light Side: Pastor goofs, part 2

Reflection: 'Love is...'
Sometimes the sermons come from the pews

Synod assemblies: Bishop election

Synod assemblies: Synods send human sexuality statement, other concerns to Churchwide Assembly

E-newsletter: Chicken Little was wrong

E-newsletter: Do not be afraid

E-newsletter: Reconnection and reconciliation on Facebook

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