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Cover story

First Lutheran seeks what should be first Cover story

First Lutheran seeks what should be first

Since the closing of the town's largest employer, members have learned to focus on discipleship and mission

If you're like me Cover story

If you're like me

It really is "your money or your life"

Resources for lifestyle simplicity Cover story

Resources for lifestyle simplicity

Books and websites for your household or congregation

Features

'A crazy idea' with walls Features

'A crazy idea' with walls

Luther's Table: coffeehouse by day, pub by night

A very Lutheran love for teaching Features

A very Lutheran love for teaching

N.Y.C. school spells success for troubled students

Bring Fido to this fest Features

Bring Fido to this fest

Tennessee church uses pet blessing as outreach

How to embrace yourself Features

How to embrace yourself

And why you need to

Namibia: Bare bones, big outcomes Features

Namibia: Bare bones, big outcomes

Where graduation is a ticket to a once unreachable destination

What's on your plate? Features

What's on your plate?

Writer revisits 'God will never give you more than you can handle'

Pass the faith

Bible babies Pass the faith

Bible babies

Faith-inspired names gain in popularity

Now what? Stewardship is for all ages Pass the faith

Now what? Stewardship is for all ages

Putting money in the offering plate teaches children to share with others

Top 10 groovy Bible names Pass the faith

Top 10 groovy Bible names

Two months out

Counting the days of Advent Two months out

Counting the days of Advent

Here are some ways mark the season in your congregation

Good one!

Taking the 'no phone zone' pledge Good one!

Taking the 'no phone zone' pledge

Faces

A journey for knowledge Faces

A journey for knowledge

Lay minister helps congregation grow

Youngchurch

Amazing, active kids Youngchurch

Amazing, active kids

They do God's work by serving others

Web exclusives

Deaconesses at play The Way We Were: 1950s

Deaconesses at play

They enjoy a game of badminton at the motherhouse


God goes mobile ... will Lutherans follow? Web exclusive

God goes mobile ... will Lutherans follow?

Denominations offer resources as smart-phone applications


Things we've learned Web exclusive

Things we've learned

'It's not about survival of your congregation. ... You have to let go.'


We've relaunched Web manager

We've relaunched

The Lutheran's website has a fresh look.


Columnists

A Lutheran Christian life for today:

Precious and loved

News

Departments

'Fast Eddie' dies in accident

'God in America' on PBS

'Heart-wrenching' floods

A taste for Grace

Additional pastors received

Another Lutheran body formed

Asylum issue upsets Brits

Baptisms injury claim

Be our guest

Bombing cover-up denied

Brits study religion

Even the bells cry out

First U.S. Muslim college opens

Global giving is big

Great giveaway

Kenya: Media over clergy?

Korean pastor arrested

Media law opposed

Militants boot aid agencies

New LSM-USA president elected

New York bishop on mosque

No visas for church visitors

Obama rates high with Muslims

Operation Bootstrap Africa founder dies

Operation Thanks-Giving

Pastor for Jerusalem

Point & click: "Martin Luther" on YouTube

Prayer & aid for Russia

Quote: Donald Crosby

Religious hospitals are tops

Roma defended

Same-sex unions OK in Italy

Students speak out

Taizé turns 70

Women at the Well

Write to fight hunger

Best this month: God's Tender Mercy: Reflections on Forgiveness
Chittister pays tribute to forgiveness

Best this month: Mao's Last Dancer
Reviewers call film a "heart-affecting drama"

Best this month: The Ink Garden of Brother Theophane
Children's book pays tribute to nature

Higher education: Tots, a center for school safety, helping foster youth transition and more …

Letters: Prison visits deliver powerful witness
Articles on prisoners, families highlight ministry in action

Light Side: Low Life Lutheran?
"We deposited it anyway."

E-newsletter: 'The Lutheran' in the afternoon, Bonhoeffer in the evening

E-newsletter: Birkenstocks or high heels--it's all community

E-newsletter: Out of the depths ...

E-newsletter: What is it about this Melchizedek?

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