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 Austin, Tex., congregation avoids ‘pat answers’ Growing faith

Austin, Tex., congregation avoids ‘pat answers’

They made classes accessible for families

Faith formation for the 21st century Growing faith

Faith formation for the 21st century

Technology, time move us away from old Christian education models

N.C. Lutherans take ‘Jesus on the Go’ Growing faith

N.C. Lutherans take ‘Jesus on the Go’

Digital photos, face-to-face conversations grow Christian faith

Neb. congregation offers stand-alone family faith activities Growing faith

Neb. congregation offers stand-alone family faith activities

Helping parents become ‘faith mentors’

Features

'When God shows up, lives will change' ELCA Youth Gathering

'When God shows up, lives will change'

2012 Youth Gathering focuses on strengthening faith

Assisting people of African descent Russia

Assisting people of African descent

Moscow Protestant Chaplaincy helps repatriate misled would-be immigrants

Faith & criminal justice Justice

Faith & criminal justice

Task force members share their hopes

Pure Joy Outdoors

Pure Joy

Rancher's decision to share her land changes lives

Stop bullying Children & youth

Stop bullying

Congregations urged to teach, model compassion

Taking flight Young adults

Taking flight

Wilderness weekends help young men overcome difficult pasts

Pass the faith

Committing to confirmation Pass the faith

Committing to confirmation

Parents can help preserve time for teens' faith formation

Tried & true

<I>Baptized, We Live: Lutheranism as a Way of Life</I> Tried & true

Baptized, We Live: Lutheranism as a Way of Life

Book is 'accesible and enjoyable'

Two months out

Honoring a traditional holiday ... Two months out

Honoring a traditional holiday ...

with the nontraditional

Good one!

Take and bake Good one!

Take and bake

Iowa congregation's ministry offers fellowship during food preparation

Deeper understandings

Social justice Deeper understandings

Social justice

Church, once silent, found its public voice in mid-20th century

Faces

Need huge, but Lutheran finds hope in Haiti Faces

Need huge, but Lutheran finds hope in Haiti

Member of Pennsylvania congregation advocates for school

Youngchurch

Bridging the gap between continents Youngchurch

Bridging the gap between continents

Children at Iowa Lutheran school "host" Ethiopian college student

Web exclusives

Health was at the heart of church’s mission The way we were: 1960

Health was at the heart of church’s mission

Today that health continues in the steady beat of accompaniment


Columnists

Elements of the Lord's day:

Moved to sing

News

Departments

A first for Iceland

A smoke-free haven

Attacks in India assailed

Chaplain heads ceremony

Church prepares to reunite

Circumcision banned

Dadaab refugee crisis

First United back in fold

Focus on suicide

Former church leader dies

From pool hall to bank

Gallup:New low in religious confidence

Goat tale

Hillary and 1,000 Days

Hotel swaps books

Lutheran Grace at AIDS 2012 conference

Mixed reactions to rites

Paddling pilgrimage

Poland: Church and state differ

Poll examines social issues

Program touts connection

Quote: Richard Posner

Quote: Tom Vilsack

Ribbons make difference

Scotland and gay marriage

State of religious freedom

Survey finds record 19 percent of religiously unaffiliated Americans

Taking it to the street

Tax-exempt status regained

U.S. maternal mortality

Wednesday worship cooler

Women join womanist theologians in Ghana

Best this month: It's a ... It's a ... It's a Mitzvah

Best this month: Kneeling With Giants: Learning to Pray with History's Best Teachers

Best this month: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Higher education: Luther College wins climate award, more …

Letters: Home visits by pastors push right bell
Worship style questioned while issues involving women cause a stir

Light Side: Ready for fall

E-newsletter: Cleaning up when family comes home

E-newsletter: Not the usual school prayer

E-newsletter: The sermon

E-newsletter: These are the good days

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