What We Believe

The greatest mercy of God is the gift of his Word, that we might know and rely on his reliable message of love to us through Jesus. We always benefit from God’s guidance in his Word, so we never stop learning it.

What We Believe

"Whoever acknowledges me before men, I will also acknowledge him before my Father in heaven" (Matthew 10:32). With these words Jesus indicates that he wants Christians to confess publicly what the believe in their hearts.

This We Believe

This We Believe is one way the members of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod have chosen to confess their faith in Christ. It publicly summarizes the main teachings of our church body.

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Creeds

The Lutheran church recognizes three ancient creeds as accurate expressions of Bible teaching: the Apostles’ Creed, the Nicene Creed, and the Athanasian Creed.

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Lutheran Confessions

Luther and others authored the six Lutheran confessions—to which we as WELS Lutherans still subscribe today because we believe they are a correct explanation of biblical truth.

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