New Year Message 2018

In New Year Message General Secretary Junge says churches are called to offer a life-giving witness.

Moreover, he says that “Water without cost” reminds us of the “not for sale” themes, which guided and inspired The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) as it commemorated locally and globally the 500th anniversary of the reformation. A phrase that affirms our basic conviction that God’s liberating grace which we breathe in as a gift, is breathed out as compassionate witness to the transforming presence of God in our broken and wounded world. This is how faith teaches the people of God to breathe. And this is how the church lives in the world: receiving and sharing God’s gifts.

 

LWF General Secretary Rev. Dr Martin Junge Video New Year Message 2018: "Water without cost"

Produced by The Lutheran World Federation

"Seek peace and pursue it"

New Year Message 2018

Publisher: The Lutheran World Federation

Date: January 2018

Pages: 2

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