2014 WELS
2014 WELS
Annual Report

The Annual Report highlights
the ministry work WELS
does as synod.

Online Bible Study
Online Bible Study
Interactive Faith

Explore the book of Judges
with the latest Interactive Faith
Bible study.

Christians in
Christians in
Conflict

Northwestern Publishing House
is offering a suite of materials to
help Christians dealing with
conflict in their lives.

His Word

Today's Devotion

The next day Jesus decided to leave for Galilee. Finding Philip, he said to him, “Follow me.”
Philip, like Andrew and Peter, was from the town of Bethsaida. Philip found Nathanael and told him, “We...

By Grace . . .

Scholarship Makes All the Difference
Adam Lambrecht and Brad Price have some similarities. Each is a husband and father. Each had a career for several years and then decided, after much prayer and soul-searching, to prepare for pastoral ministry. Each is now enrolled in MLC’s seminary certification program. Each found the move back to college challenging—for their families and for their finances. ...

Jesus' baptism and ours

I feel this is a silly question, but today's sermon talked about Jesus being baptized. Why wasn't Jesus baptized as an infant? Why did he wait so long?
Baptism itself was not performed until the time of John the Baptist, and Jesus did not command baptism until the time of his ascension into heaven.  What was available for Jesus as an infant was circumcision, and the Bible tells us that Joseph and Mary followed God’s directive of having Jesus circumcised when he was a week old (Luke 2:21).  It was at that time that the Lord was given the...

Christians Under Construction

By Martin Spriggs, WELS Chief Technology Officer

I developed a series of Stewardship devotions called Christians Under Construction that could be used in family devotional settings.  Their focus is on how we can best use our Time, Talent and Treasure resources. Check out the devotion series and use them with your family.

November 2014 - New Home Mission Start

New WELS congregations begin with people like you... who see an opportunity. Those needs are communicated to the district mission boards, and our synod. If approved, a new home mission takes flight.