Reader’s Poem: Freedom

Lutherans like to talk about grace, certainly important in the Christian worldview. God’s grace is sufficient. God’s grace is amazing. Another concept also makes a bid for our attention—Freedom. Freedom from sin. Freedom in Christ. Freedom with Christ. Freedom for service in the world. Continue in my word, and you...

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Fostering the Contemplative Life

"God whistled you into existence." These words have been ringing in my ears since Fr. Hugh Feiss, OSB, a scholar and monk of Ascension Monastery in Jerome, Idaho, spoke them during his day of reflection at the Benedictine Center of St....

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