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Cover story

A work in progress Congregation/pastor matches

A work in progress

Days of quick, smooth calls swept away by several factors

Episcopal-LCMS Congregation/pastor matches

Episcopal-LCMS

Similar changes are taking place in other denominations

Questions for calling congregations Congregation/pastor matches

Questions for calling congregations

Evaluate mission, finances and culture

Features

E-giving takes root where checks, cash reigned Features

E-giving takes root where checks, cash reigned

Many still want to put something in collection plate

Extreme home makeovers — Lutheran style Congregations

Extreme home makeovers — Lutheran style

After 33 trips in five years, this disaster crew knows what to do

Green is a color for hope Environment

Green is a color for hope

Lutheran center grows environmental awareness among Palestinians

In a city of songwriters ... Music

In a city of songwriters ...

this Nashville church serves wine, bread & a venue for original songs

Luther, Lutherans and Pentecost Features

Luther, Lutherans and Pentecost

How do we live as Christians in the world today?

Make it ripple Youth

Make it ripple

Ecumenical youth ministry creates wave of peacemakers

Pentecost promises Pentecost

Pentecost promises

Let's not overlook this church holiday

Pass the faith

God's love in the nursery Now what?

God's love in the nursery

Worship isn't the only place children can experience Christian community

Meet the Luthers Pass the faith

Meet the Luthers

Martin and Katie: Still role models for today's parents

Two months out

Location results in July Fourth evangelism Two months out

Location results in July Fourth evangelism

Pennsylvania congregation welcomes fireworks spectators

Good one!

Sheep and Goats Sunday Good one!

Sheep and Goats Sunday

Ohio congregation fights hunger and poverty

Travel

Italy is splendid, but play's the thing Travel

Italy is splendid, but play's the thing

Passion Play in Oberammergau brings "a return to the basics" of faith

The Passion Play Travel

The Passion Play

It takes a village

Faces

Professor finds stride in retirement Faces

Professor finds stride in retirement

Dye advises students to "find something you have fun doing"

Youngchurch

Music spreads joy Youngchurch

Music spreads joy

New York youth use musicals to benefit orphans in Kenya

Web exclusives

Holy ground The way we were: 1901-1907

Holy ground

Wrigley Field is situated on site of former seminary


Columnists

A Lutheran Christian life for today:

Walking through our fears

News

Departments

'It Gets Better' features Hanson

10 years together

Africans unite over water

Airline apologizes

An alcohol-free Lent

Boost for campus projects

BOP to open redesigned annuity

Cathedral retracts numbers

Charitable giving stabilizes

Come on in!

Divided on obesity plan

Don't blame God

ELCA aid for Ivory Coast

ELCA sends relief to Japan

Experts split on divorce

Extremists in Ethiopia

Help for Libyan refugees

Hold the pizza

Islamophobia

No nukes

Nun leads churches

Once a year

Peace in the Mideast

Pennsylvania Lutherans reach out

Quote: A Roy Medley

Quote: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Remember military families

Seminary & college to unite

Six years later, still rebuilding

Small churches feel squeeze

Statue honors Borlaug

Texas children get music instruction

Best this month: A Sick Day for Amos McGee

Best this month: Hereafter

Best this month: Walking Home: From Eden to Emmaus

Higher education: Craft named president of Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn.

Letters: We are all one under Christ
Article on evangelicals hit home with missionary; others assess content

Light Side: Dear Current Resident
Synod mailing causes concern

E-newsletter: From 17 to 71

E-newsletter: Grace for today

E-newsletter: Lessons from the storm

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