iab-728x90

The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

iab-728x90

Cover story

Dos and don'ts Cover story

Dos and don'ts

Say no to Facebook excess

First step: Just show up Cover story

First step: Just show up

Then ask this of social media: Why do it?

Give it a try! Cover story

Give it a try!

If social networking remains a mystery, here's some advice

Social media & faith Cover story

Social media & faith

A wedding and a funeral merge on Facebook

Tweeting with 'newlutheran' Cover story

Tweeting with 'newlutheran'

A Q-and-A in 140 characters or fewer

When does the mission trip end? Cover story

When does the mission trip end?

It doesn't.

Features

Bring in the noise Features

Bring in the noise

It's considered golden at this California church

Called to the table Features

Called to the table

In one California Lutheran community, carpentry meets self-examination

Captain tells of a 'close piracy call' on the high seas Features

Captain tells of a 'close piracy call' on the high seas

An interview with Rene Santos, captain of Discovery Bay

Church as gift Features

Church as gift

Lutherans hand over their sanctuary to Coptic congregation

Communal perspectives Features

Communal perspectives

An interview with four Abbey members

Five things to try in your congregation Features

Five things to try in your congregation

Harping hope and comfort Features

Harping hope and comfort

An ELCA missionary helps Japan's Lutherans serve dying people

Meet 'Fast Eddie' Features

Meet 'Fast Eddie'

He'll give you cookies, communion and a $2 bill

Ministry of space Features

Ministry of space

Church cleans out the loft, brings in the band

Ports in the storm Features

Ports in the storm

In an age of piracy, ministry to seafarers offers advocacy and 'moments of grace'

The lost art of storytelling Features

The lost art of storytelling

Recovering a sense of wonder for God's word

Pass the faith

Flock of ages Pass the faith

Flock of ages

Parents help build unity among young & old during worship

Now what? Giving a share of that first paycheck Pass the faith

Now what? Giving a share of that first paycheck

How can I get my teen to start tithing?

Faces

Turning a new corner Faces

Turning a new corner

Swimmer's style breaks records

Youngchurch

Cookies by the dozens Youngchurch

Cookies by the dozens

Youth bake to show love of Christ to prisoners

Try this Youngchurch

Try this

Children journey through Lent; students learn to serve

Web exclusives

The way we were: 1954 Web exclusive

The way we were: 1954

California congregation members take a lunch break during construction of their building


Columnists

News

Departments

$2 million-plus

'Feast of Hope'

50 years, 1,000 crosses

A new kind of seminarian

Augsburg Fortress terminates defined benefit retirement plan

Bell overachiever

Carus Award to African group

Central lifts high the cross

Church magazine closes

Church used as police post

Church-state in Canada

Clergy face new low in honesty, ethics

Come & see

Curtains for these boys

Dialogue for life

ELCA in top 2009 religion stories

Fewer Episcopalians

Good news: No room

Honoring Dr. King

Malawi earthquakes

Meals at the manger

Melting pot faith

Muslim wins Grawemeyer

Outdoor lessons

Proposed anti-gay law opposed

Quote: Mahdi Bray

Quote: National Association of Latino Elected Officials

Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

Quote: U.S. District Judge William Duffey Jr.

Religious freedom

South Africa: Priests killed

Sudan peace threatened

Thou shalt be civil

Thrivent, Habitat finish no. 2K

Wedding entrance a hit

Worship harassment

Young adults in Asia

Best this month: Forgiveness: One Step at a Time
The process of forgiveness is like a dance

Best this month: Mama, Will It Snow Tonight?
All things come in their right time

Best this month: Lemon Tree
Film illustrates the role empathy can play in bringing people together

Higher education: Augustana launches pluralism center, Finlandia new host for Finnish journal and more ...

Letters: Take another look into Scripture
Our mission is to help all God's people, here and now

Light Side: In praise of pastor's kids, grandkids

E-newsletter: Back to Iraq
ELCA military chaplain prepares to deploy

E-newsletter: Be careful what you teach your children

E-newsletter: The fire of unity burns bright

E-newsletter: Wanted: A comforting presence

text size:

this page: email | print

iab-728x90
October issue

OCTOBER issue:

Older adults: Assets to our church

More...