Category Archives: The Lutheran Witness

Where Have All the Christians Gone?

North American Christians know that North America is becoming more secular and unbelieving at a rapid rate. What’s going on?  An article, “Where Have All The Christians Gone,” by Heath R. Curtis in The Lutheran Witness (November 2017, p. 6-9)  … Continue reading

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Sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ: It’s so Simple Every Follower of Jesus Can Do It!

Mark Jasa is pastor of Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Pasadena, California. He has spent much of his ministry working as an evangelist on the campus of UCLA.  The following excerpts are his thoughts on sharing the God’s Gospel. The Gospel … Continue reading

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A New Journal of Lutheran Mission Published

President Matthew C. Harrison of the Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod explains why a new Journal of Lutheran Mission is being published.  He says,  “It is our desire to follow the tradition of mission that led to the founding of the Missouri Synod, … Continue reading

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Navigating through our Post-Church Culture so that We Can Witness to the Unchurched — Rev. Dean Nadasdy

In part 1 of his keynote address at the Lutheran Hour Ministry, Regional Outreach Conference in Sacramento, Rev. Dean Nadasdy, President of the Minnesota South District of the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod discusses how Christians can navigate our post-Church culture to … Continue reading

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The Post-Church Context – An Excerpt from Dr. Robert Newton’s article in The Lutheran Witness (Part 2)

The Post-Church context presents incredible challenges for local congregations, especially in regard to their Gospel outreach to the unchurched world. First, they are caught off balance.  Having for so long held the position of cultural insiders, they still build their … Continue reading

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