At Zion, we generally use the ESV translation of the Holy Bible. Click below to read online for free!
Want to dig deeper into Lutheran doctrine? The Book of Concord is available online for free! This wonderful site lets you search the full text of the Confession of the Evangelical Lutheran Church. The site also provides helpful historical context to these important writings.
Looking for Christ-Centered Talk Radio from a Lutheran Perspective? Visit issuesetc.org to download the latest podcast from Issues, Etc., a ten-hour weekly syndicated radio talk show hosted by Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod Pastor Todd Wilken. It features expert guests covering expansive topics ranging from Christian living and Lutheran theology to politics and movie reviews—all from a Christ-centered Lutheran perspective.
Study the Bible with the Church, Past and Present! Join LCMS Pastor Will Weedon as he hosts a daily, 15-minute, verse-by-verse Bible Study. Listen online for free at thewordendures.org. There, you can find today’s podcast and also download Pr. Weedon’s previous studies from the podcast archives. You can also access this great resource by downloading the free Lutheran Public Radio app for iPhone or Android.
Looking for an LCMS church in your area? Use the LCMS Locator tool to do a geographical search for LCMS churches near you. If you are looking specifically for a congregation that uses the historic liturgy, please use http://lutheranliturgy.org (see the next resource, below) and select Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod from the dropdown list of synodical affiliation.
Looking for a liturgical Lutheran church in your area? Visit http://lutheranliturgy.org to search hundreds of worldwide listings of Lutheran church that practice closed communion and exclusively use the historic liturgies of the Church in all their services.
Important Note: While all of the churches listed on this site are doctrinally conservative, not all are in altar and pulpit fellowship with the LCMS. If you are looking to commune when visiting a church on this list, please be sure to check the church's synodical affiliation first. You can also limit your search to liturgical LCMS congregations by selecting Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod from the dropdown list on the search page. Before you seek to commune as a visitor at any church, you should always speak with the pastor prior to the service.