NU Online News Service, Aug. 13, 2003, 11:38 a.m. EDT – Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Minneapolis, is reporting $73 million in net income for the first half on $2.1 billion in revenue, compared with a net loss of $36 million on $2.1 billion in revenue for the first half of 2002.

The company’s assets increased 4.9%, to $60 billion.

Thrivent is a nonprofit fraternal benefit society that provides life insurance, annuities and related products for 3 million Lutherans.