Augsburg Fortress

  • Weekly Devotional Sign-Up

    Every Monday Augsburg Fortress sends a devotional message and selection of artwork based on the text from the day before. Continue to reflect and ponder on Sunday’s text as you begin your week.

  • Summer Music Clinics

    Attend one of our free music clinics and learn from our exceptional clinicians, Mark Sedio and David Cherwien! Attendees can also enjoy a handbell clinic and a hymn festival. This year’s locations are the Twin Cities, MN; Columbia, SC; Philadelphia, PA; Columbus, OH; and Chicago, IL.

  • Welcoming and Affirming: A Guide to Supporting and Working with LGBTQ+ Christian Youth

    A handbook for pastors, youth workers, church leaders, educators, and other adults in Christian settings, the book provides answers to the most pressing questions about sexuality, gender, mental health, safe sex, and more.

  • Queerfully and Wonderfully Made: A Guide for LGBTQ+ Christian Teens

    Are you LGBTQ+? Not sure? Whether you're queer or questioning, understanding sexuality and gender identity can be confusing. And if you’re a Christian, questions of identity can be even scarier. Is there something wrong with you? Will your friends accept you? When should you tell your family? What about church? Queerfully and Wonderfully Made: A Guide for LGBTQ+ Christian Teens has answers to all these questions and more.

  • Outlove: A Queer Christian Survival Story

    In Outlove Julie Rodgers details her deeply personal journey from a life of self-denial in the name of faith to her role in leading the take-down of Exodus International, the largest ex-gay organization in the world, to her marriage to a woman at the Washington National Cathedral. Through one woman's intimate story, we see the larger story of why many have left conservative religious structures in order to claim their truest identity.

  • Made, Known, Loved: Developing LGBTQ-Inclusive Youth Ministry

    Made, Known, Loved shows congregations how to create a program that affirms LGBTQ youth in their faith and their identity, accepts and welcomes diverse sexual orientations and gender identities, and equips future leaders for the church and the LGBTQ community.

  • Outside the Lines: How Embracing Queerness Will Transform Your Faith

    With a captivating mix of personal story and biblical analysis, Outside the Lines shows us how each of our bodies fits into the body of Christ. Outside the lines and without exceptions.