Cheryl Magness is managing editor of Reporter, the official web magazine of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod. She writes regularly on issues of faith, family and culture. The opinions expressed here are her own.
Music isn’t just a commodity to be consumed, but a means for humans to express themselves and create a community with one another. We really need it now.
Now available to stream on YouTube, it’s time to discover why ‘Talking to a Stranger’ is considered one of the best television programs in British history.
In his latest book, Dreher warns of the consequences of living in a post-Christian America and urges readers to suffer, if necessary, for the sake of upholding the truth.
It’s possible to esteem and appreciate the contributions of those who don’t share all our values or adhere perfectly to our own standards of morality.
As we contemplate all we have lost to COVID-19, we must ask ourselves whether we want our world to become more of an earthly hell than it already is.
If public schools take the proper lessons from homeschoolers, they can come out of this ordeal having undergone some genuine learning of their own.
Social distancing is not something to celebrate. It is, according to the experts, what we must do right now. But it’s a necessary evil, not a societal good.
Obamacare may be weakened, but its chief designer, Ezekiel Emanuel, still wants to decide whether your life is worth living.
In the months to come, there are no better songs to sing than hymns that teach eternal truths. Spend some time with Paul Gerhardt’s poetry, and you’ll sing some of the best.
Both Transfiguration and Lent are fresh opportunities to turn in the direction of the Savior’s voice.
A bill that equates the intentional termination of a life with the prevention of one goes beyond the frivolous and stupid into sadistic and inhumane.
Good holiday music is so abundant that, if we wanted, we could easily play it from Thanksgiving through Epiphany and never repeat a track.
Americans have an annoying knack for purging holidays of their true meaning, and Thanksgiving is no exception.
The personal recordings of 15-year-old Renia Spiegel give readers a contemporaneous account, through poetry and prose, of a youth living through the Holocaust, complete with her insecurities, joys, and deepest fears.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul organized a Saturday-morning summit on the decline of the American family in St. Louis last weekend. It provided an open discussion and practical ideas.
Children shouldn’t be completely sheltered from evil, but parents should make wise, informed choices before they expose their kids to entertainment content.
A 30-by-60-foot American flag? Celebrated by the Hollywood elite, no less? How times have changed. Now it’s apparently racist to put a postage-sized flag on an athletic shoe.
Kamala Harris’s emotional response to Joe Biden’s busing record has less to do with segregation and more to do with virtue signaling.
While many parents discontinue these practices when their children reach a certain age, there’s no good reason to do so.
Few things are as rewarding as reading out loud with your children. Here are enough recommendations for a whole summer’s worth of quality family time.
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