February 2023 Archive for From a Bishop's Desk

A series of opinion articles and essays from bishop's of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and ecumenical partners.


A Message for Black History Month | Week 2

Feb 06, 2023
Knowledge is power. To be responsible, faithful followers of Jesus, we must expose ourselves to the whole story, understood through faith, hope, and love.

A Message for Black History Month | Week 1

Feb 01, 2023
On this beginning day of Black History Month, we are called to honestly acknowledge not only that we haven’t achieved the equality of the kindom God intends (Far from it!) but that, as has happened so often before, forces are resisting and fighting that kindom and attempting to reverse whatever gains have already been made.