Healthcare for Tanzanian babies

Healthcare for Tanzanian babies

Despite the challenges, the care for sick children is improving.

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Hildegard’s legacy lives on

Hildegard’s legacy lives on

She is an inspiration from a time when women had few rights.

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Its just not fair

‘It’s just not fair!’

Fair or not, God’s grace comes simply because we desperately need it.

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Food drive benefits pantries

A food drive benefits pantries

On “God’s work. Our hands.” Sunday, 15 congregations took part.

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Do we miss hell

Do we miss hell?

I’m not sure, as a church, we’ve figured out what to do without it.

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The persistent ugliness of racism

The persistent ugliness of racism

It’s like an alcoholic who affects all who live in the house.

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Doing ‘God’s work. Our hands.’

Doing ‘God’s work. Our hands.’

But what if it wasn’t a once-a-year activity but a renewed focus?

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Up from the ashes

Up from the ashes in Ohio

Despite a tragic fire, in Christ, all things will be made new.

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Forgiveness according to Jesus

Forgiveness according to Jesus

It’s a joyous response to the unbelievable love of God.

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May God guide our steps

May God guide our steps

There is no substitute for connecting with someone unlike “us.”

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All in the family

All in the family

Loving and reconciling all people and bringing them into God's kingdom.

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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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