Lutheran Witness

The Lutheran Witness provides readings of all the articles posted on LW website, witness.lcms.org. The Lutheran Witness is an official periodical of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (Visit lcms.org to learn more). Subscribe to the print edition of LW at cph.org/witness. For additional stories and articles that help you interpret the world from a Lutheran perspective, visit the LW website. 

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The Coffee Hour – Thinking of Death in the Prime of Life

Andy and Sarah talk with Rev. Michael Schuermann, pastor of University Lutheran Church, campus ministry at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois.

The Coffee Hour – Haunting Sins

Andy talks with Rev. Peter Ill, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Millstadt, Illinois.

The Coffee Hour – Beyond the Voting Booth

Andy and Sarah talk with Rev. Dr. Joel Biermann, Professor of Systematic Theology at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, MO.

The Lutheran Witness Podcast: The Confessional Mirror

The person who faithfully and prayerfully spends time with one of these confessional mirrors before communing would scarcely have to be exhorted to go to confession.

The Lutheran Witness Podcast: The Sewage Next Door

Even if our sin-soaked shortsightedness lands us in a crumbling mansion by the sewage plant, He will not leave us there.

The Lutheran Witness Podcast: Blessed Are You When Others Revile You

This new wave of vandalism did not spare Christian monuments. Across the country, statues of Jesus, the Virgin Mary and various saints — not on public land but on church property — have been defaced by graffiti, torn down or decapitated.

The Coffee Hour – Religion and Politics: August Lutheran Witness

Andy and Sarah talk with Rev. Roy Askins, Managing Editor of the Lutheran Witness.

The Lutheran Witness Podcast: Two More Religious Liberty Rulings

The Supreme Court is recognizing that religious liberty applies both to religious institutions and to individuals who hold particular religious beliefs.

The Coffee Hour – Searching the Scriptures: August Lutheran Witness

Andy and Sarah talk with Rev. Weslie Odom, pastor of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Arlington, Texas.

The Lutheran Witness Podcast: Staying Whole in Christ

You aren’t alone in this struggle. It’s not possible to be alone in Christ.