The Lutheran Witness - Hermann Sasse on Christian Hope - March 2024 issue.

Sasse on Christian hope

Hermann Sasse explains why faith and hope belong together: Both are bound to history. Christians believe God reveals Himself in history, from the Exodus to Christ’s resurrection.

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All supporters of the LCMS have a mission advocate who can assist aligning passion and interests will LCMS ministries, programs, and missionaries. Call yours today.

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An LCMS mission advocate can assist you in aligning your passions and interests with ministries, programs and missionaries. Call yours today.

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The Institute on Liturgy, Preaching and Church Music will be held July 9–12, 2024 at Concordia University, Nebraska.

Conference on Lutheran worship

The Institute on Liturgy, Preaching and Church Music will be held July 9–12, 2024, at Concordia University, Nebraska.

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LCMS Life Together as Synod Video Series - This series looks at LCMS history; its structure, boards, entities and institutions; how a rostered worker is called; and more.

‘Life Together as Synod’

This series looks at LCMS history; its structure, boards, entities and institutions; how a rostered worker is called; and more.

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Lutherans Engage the World - A vast community of support - Mission Central in Mapleton, Iowa, plays an important role in raising awareness in support of the Synod’s missionaries.

A vast community of support

Mission Central in Mapleton, Iowa, plays an important role in raising awareness in support of the Synod’s missionaries.

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What about Concordia University Wisconsin and Ann Arbor and the Ann Arbor campus? Read statement.

CUWAA update

What about Concordia University Wisconsin and Ann Arbor and the Ann Arbor campus?

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