Will college kill your faith

Will college kill your faith?

Every fall I encounter students scared of that happening.

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Tending to the vineyard

Tending to the vineyard

God has given it to us. What have we done with it?

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Been touched by suicide

Been touched by suicide?

We must work to prevent it and promote healing.

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Paul wrote love letters

Paul wrote love letters

A good letter is an act of love expressed at a distance.

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Marching for earths future

Marching for earth’s future

My hope is that the climate-change march marks a beginning.

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Drought tolerant faith

Drought-tolerant faith

In my fear and worry I was missing the really big picture.

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The toll of Ebola in Liberia

The toll of Ebola in Liberia

Along with the deaths come fear, isolation and corruption.

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Posts by ELCA members offering a variety of viewpoints and opinions.

Welcome to LivingLutheran.com

Welcome to LivingLutheran.com

Grab a cup of coffee, pull up a chair and join us at the table for conversation about what it means to "live Lutheran." LivingLutheran.com serves up a daily blend of culture, conversation and community for ELCA members and friends.

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Pew survey on religion

Pew survey on religion

It seems like every major news outlet is covering the Pew Survey on Religion in some way. Basically, the findings are that people do not perform well on a "religious pop quiz."

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Lutherans, the Bible and justice

Lutherans, the Bible and justice

In one congregation, a young Sunday school student brought his Bible to church." What is that you’re holding?” asked a friendly parishioner. " It’s my Bible. I didn’t see any here so I thought I’d bring my own.”

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Acts of God (without the drama)

Acts of God (without the drama)

Liturgy is a gift. Generations of faithful Christians testify to the power of these ritual words and actions that proclaim the blessings and grace of God. But do we notice when God's work happens outside of the regular liturgy?

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