Category Archives: Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod

World Lutheran Deaf Outreach is Heading to Latvia

Rev. Dr. John Reinke is on his way to Latvia! He will be working to help train others who want to share Jesus with deaf people in Europe. Please keep Pastor Reinke in your prayers. To learn more about World … Continue reading

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Register for 2017 International LCMS Disaster Response Conference

The 2017 International LCMS Disaster Response Conference will be Sept. 26-28, 2017 at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Ind., under the theme “Lutherans in the Midst of Disaster.” Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, will make … Continue reading

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Lutheran Mission Matters — A Journal Worth Reading

The current issue of Lutheran Mission Matters presents a variety of viewpoints on contextualization. The authors include Lutheran Missionaries who served at the grassroots nationally and worldwide. They include well experienced theological educators, mission executives, area directors, practitioners and mission … Continue reading

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LifeDate — A Journal Addressing Life Matters from Lutherans for Life

The spring 2017 edition of LifeDate will be going to press very soon. LifeDate is another way to share the For Life message with your congregation! Order LifeDate in bulk quantities at no charge. (Donations for shipping cost will gladly … Continue reading

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A Manual to Help You Birth a New Community of Faith

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Office of National Mission is investing significant energy and effort in working with our districts to assist in their church planting efforts. Church planting can be accomplished through mother congregations, sponsoring circuits, or planting networks that … Continue reading

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THRED: A New Era in Outreach

Greg Koenig introduces a new digital outreach initiative by Lutheran Hour Ministries called “THRED” In an article that appeared in The Lutheran Layman (November/December 2016 pages 3-7, Greg writes, According to recent studies of trends in religion and spirituality, the … Continue reading

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Worship Services for People Unable to Attend Local Sunday Service

Many people are unable to attend local Sunday services for any number of reasons, but Lutheran pastors and laity in Indiana have developed “worship for shut-ins” which is offered on a weekly basis online. Each telecast offers a new program, … Continue reading

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Multi-Ethnic Symposium 2017

Concordia Seminary (St. Louis) annual Multiethnic Symposium brings together Lutherans and mission leaders of various ethnicities from across the country for workshops, discussions and worship. The symposium explores how the church should engage in ethnic ministry and what it means … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Disciple Young Leaders — Rev. Dr. Jock Ficken

Rev. Dr. Josh Ficken, the director of Pastoral Leadership Institute (PLI) discusses way to disciple young leaders in our church. He writes, You may have noticed there aren’t many young leaders in most congregations today. Ain’t many young “anybodies” in … Continue reading

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May the Gospel Sink into the Hearts of All to Whom We Speak It

For the Life of the World includes an article (pages 7-9) about Rosa Jinsey Young, an African-American, who “convinced The Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod (LCMS) to join her in bringing Christian schools and congregations to the rural poor.” In … Continue reading

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