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    • Dios está con nosotros December 1, 2022
      A veces el mundo parece tan sólido. La realidad es intransigente e inmutable. Literalmente, lo que uno ve es lo que obtiene, y nuestra vista, nuestra percepción, es limitada. De modo que seguimos adelante con todas las obligaciones de la vida diaria: la familia, el trabajo, los impuestos y los plazos. Nuestro campo de existencia […]
      John Potter
    • Prayer ventures: Dec. 1 December 1, 2022
      Every day, Living Lutheran offers a prayer from the ELCA resource Prayer ventures, which can be downloaded here. These daily petitions are offered as a guide for your own prayer life as together we pray for the needs of the world and give thanks for the ministries of our church. Thursday, Nov. 1 World AIDS […]
      Andrea Kulik
    • Called to respond: Faith reflections on World AIDS Day December 1, 2022
      Editor’s note: In observance of World AIDS Day (Dec. 1), we invited individuals who attended the International AIDS Conference in 2018—with support from the ELCA—to offer reflections on our call to respond to HIV and AIDS. This article originally ran Nov. 30, 2018. Moved to act By Brendan Lewis As the holiday season approaches, I […]
      Erin Strybis
    • Honor Advent through the saints November 30, 2022
      Editor’s note: This article originally ran Dec. 5, 2019. The weeks leading up to Christmas are a big deal in our house. Since I was a child, the season was celebrated with special outings, songs, events and memory-making moments. As a parent now, I find that keeping the time filled with more holy days than […]
      Megan Brandsrud
    • Prayer ventures: Nov. 30 November 30, 2022
      Every day, Living Lutheran offers a prayer from the ELCA resource Prayer ventures, which can be downloaded here. These daily petitions are offered as a guide for your own prayer life as together we pray for the needs of the world and give thanks for the ministries of our church. Wednesday, Nov. 30 Pray that […]
      Andrea Kulik
    • Study guide for “A fuller understanding” November 29, 2022
      We inhabit a religiously diversified world, with a variety of faith threads woven into the spiritual fabric. Since its founding, the ELCA has made strides in continuing the work of our predecessor bodies and the Lutheran World Federation to strengthen our relationship with other faiths. How is that commitment reflected in your life, congregation and […]
      Andrea Kulik
    • Study guide for “The virtual church?” November 29, 2022
      The internet has opened a “whole new world” to faith communities—but it’s one that is still unfamiliar and in need of exploration for many church leaders and followers of Jesus. As congregations expand beyond the sturdy buildings that have served as the center of church life for hundreds of years, the digital church offers hope, […]
      Andrea Kulik
    • Prayer ventures: Nov. 29 November 29, 2022
      Every day, Living Lutheran offers a prayer from the ELCA resource Prayer ventures, which can be downloaded here. These daily petitions are offered as a guide for your own prayer life as together we pray for the needs of the world and give thanks for the ministries of our church. Tuesday, Nov. 29 Pray that […]
      Andrea Kulik
    • Doing nothing about racism isn’t an option November 29, 2022
      In Doing Nothing Is No Longer an Option: One Woman’s Journey Into Everyday Antiracism, Jenny Booth Potter tells her story of racial awakening and shares lessons from her antiracism work with a Christian megachurch and as co-founder of Herself Media, a company dedicated to telling the stories of Black women and girls. In the book’s […]
      Andrea Kulik
    • Lectionary blog: Repentance & good fruits November 28, 2022
      Lectionary for Dec. 4, 2022 Second Sunday of Advent Isaiah 11:1-10; Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19; Romans 15:4-13; Matthew 3:1-12 Oh, to be a member of John’s assembly in the wilderness! The reading from Matthew tells us that people from Jerusalem, all Judea and the region around Jordan are going to John the Baptizer’s camp on the […]
      Andrea Kulik