It’s easy to be a lifelong Lutheran in North America and believe that all Lutherans across the globe have the same basic worship style, temperament and customs that we do. But our typical European-derived model of Lutheranism is just one way to be church. That’s why the ELCA companion-synod program is so important. By bringing us into contact with Lutherans of different cultures, we can deepen our own understanding of faith.
Download a free study guide for the article “God’s church in two places,” which appeared in Living Lutheran‘s April 2019 print issue. The guide includes four pages of discussion questions and a copy of the article.