The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Cover story

10 trends to watch Cover story

10 trends to watch

Churchgoers will want to take note and keep up


A miracle in Kansas Features

A miracle in Kansas

Dwell in the word, then in the kitchen

A plain, white card Father's Day

A plain, white card

... for Father's Day

Accompany & empower Chile

Accompany & empower

Lutherans learn this from the Popular Education in Health in Latin America

Fast-tracking the process Features

Fast-tracking the process

Help for the seminary-bound

It's about grace Art

It's about grace

From childhood into retirement, pastor has penned welcome

Lutherans restoring creation Environment

Lutherans restoring creation

Movement is grounded in theology

Teaching teens about money Stewardship

Teaching teens about money

Iowa pastor believes it's the church's job

Pass the faith

Choosing a Bible verse Now what?

Choosing a Bible verse

Consider the unique character of your child

Technology and teenagers Pass the faith

Technology and teenagers

Parents: Take steps to plug into your young person's life

Two months out

Adults put the Bible into their summer vacation Two months out

Adults put the Bible into their summer vacation

Iowa congregation offers adult education

Good one!

Faith for the future Good one!

Faith for the future

Congregation records faith stories


Dream of a lifetime comes true for Ohioan Faces

Dream of a lifetime comes true for Ohioan

Pearson is first African-American woman to hold a federal judgeship in Ohio


Compassionate kids Youngchurch

Compassionate kids

Youth confront hunger, poverty and disease


A Lutheran Christian life for today:

Inhaling the Spirit



$1 million grant awarded

'No' to I.D. cards

147 years ago

Accuracy questioned

Advocate dies

Aussie survey of priests

Beatification concerns

Bill would limit protests

British astrophysicist wins prize

Church Council approves genetics proposal

Ecumenical realities

ELCA publications win press association awards

ELCA stands with those affected by storms

Evangelical icon dies

Evangelicals on watchdog panel

Fired, retired

For the record: 794 congregations have taken votes to leave the ELCA

Germans leave church in droves

Growing Protestantism

Holden event targets issues on Haiti

Jefferson dropped

Letter sheds light on Abe's faith

Longer life, less church

Making friends over dinner

McAuliffe, former ELCA treasurer, dies

Mormons delaying marriage

Nigeria: Churches burned

Not free

Quote: Benedictine Abbot Caedmon Holmes

Quote: Former President Jimmy Carter

Quote: Gracie "Bug" Briscoe

Quote: Robert Parham

Serving a celebration

Social networking ban

There's still time

Those Easter 'texts'

Best this month: Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life

Best this month: Interrupting Chicken

Best this month: Vision: From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen
Film illuminates life of 12th-century abbess

Higher education: Dorsey named president of TLU, two ELCA pastors join campus ministry staff at Valpo, more …

Letters: Good, bad news needed for reality check
Passion Play, blessings or privileges, sin articles spark divergent responses

Light Side: The influence of technology

E-newsletter: A prayer for reconciliation

E-newsletter: Canyons of the heart

E-newsletter: How you can lighten up

E-newsletter: The yawning divide between pencils and iPads

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