The Word and Witness Program: God's Word for Me and for Others

G. Frederick Schott

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/1981

Issue: The Bible as Scripture (Vol. 1, No 2, Spring, 1981)

In 1977 the Word and Witness program was introduced into the congregations of the Lutheran Church in America. This program consists of two components—an intensive study of the Bible and a training program for Christian witnessing. My review of the Word and Witness program is based on these experiences. I would like to begin my evaluation of the program by relating three parish events which seem to me to illustrate two important issues that the Word and Witness program addresses.

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