The Lutheranism 101 Series features several books. all of which delve into Lutheran theology in a conversational way.
In the third edition, newly updated sections offer explanations for Lutheran theology and how to live out faith each and every day. These sections include:
Lutheranism 101: The Course – Third Edition pairs with Lutheranism 101 – Third Edition to take you deeper into the book's teachings. This companion to the reference guide helps readers easily get to know theology basics in a way that won’t make their brains hurt. Use The Course with your Bible study group, family, or new church members who want to dig deeper into what it means to be Lutheran. After reading a chapter in Lutheranism 101, turn to the matching chapter in this book to find lots of questions to explore—you're probably asking them already!
Lutheranism 101 for Kids helps pre-confirmation children learn more about God’s love for them in Christ and about Christian faith. This book introduces readers to the Bible, the Small Catechism by Martin Luther, and the hymnal, Lutheran Service Book. In these pages, they’ll find out how important each of these books can be for growing in their faith. It gives students a quick, useable, and comprehensive overview of the Lutheran faith and practices.
Lutheranism 101: The Lord’s Supper examines what Scripture and the Confessions say about Jesus’ gift of His true body and blood to eat and drink. What Lutherans believe and teach about the Lord’s Supper is distinct from all other Christians. Lutherans believe the Lord’s Supper is a life-giving blessing from God to the Church. It is a miracle in bread and wine established by the God-man, Jesus Christ.
Lutheranism 101: Holy Baptism gives an overview of what Baptism is, what it does, and what it means for our lives now and in the future. Throughout, it emphasizes that the One doing the baptizing makes all the difference. Like the original book, Lutheranism 101: Baptism will never get too far away from the reality that it is all about Jesus.
Lutheranism 101: Worship expands on the topic from Lutheranism 101, presenting background information on the development of Lutheran worship, a deeper look at the parts of the worship service, and an understanding of why Lutheran worship is both consistent with the way Christians have worshiped over the centuries as well as a unique expression of Lutheran theology.
All About Jesus opens readers' eyes to the life-changing work and person of Jesus Christ by digging into the riches of Scripture and the Lutheran Confessions. God's Son, Jesus Christ, is the true and only heartbeat of our faith. He is how we know that God truly is love. He is whom the prophets speak of throughout history. He humbled himself to become human for the sake of saving us. He covers us with His victory over death. Eternal life is ours in Him.