Living Lutheran Stories – August 29, 2017

ELCA on gender identity discrimination


With Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton, the ELCA issued the following statement on gender identity discrimination: In light of recent public events and conversation, it is important to remember … continue Ad Unit

What it feels like being an anxious churchgoer


I grew up going to a Lutheran church several times a week, and it was one of my favorite things to do. I still love a good Lutheran liturgy, but having an anxiety disorder has made it much harder to … continue Ad Unit

30 seconds of silence


For me, a powerful part of the Sunday liturgy is that short silence observed most weeks during the confession at the beginning of the service. We’ll belt out something mostly in tune momentarily, … continue