Category Archives: Missional

“Two Branches of One Tree: The Fellowship of Confession and Mission” by Martin Franzmann

The following article is posted on Concordia Theology. The following op piece from one of our former professors could have been written yesterday. It was written in 1952. It seems like the either/or that we so often experience in our … Continue reading

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Online Mission Trip 2018: Cambodia — It’s Time to Register!

Lutheran Hour Ministries is excited to announce that the southeast Asian nation of Cambodia is the destination of its seventh annual international Online Mission Trip. The “trip” to Cambodia will be available to Lutheran schools across North America beginning January … Continue reading

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Lutheran Hour Ministry Offers Free Weekly Webinars

Lutheran Hour Ministry’s weekly live webinars are designed to: introduce new online courses, dig deeper into course topics, and explore the basics of sharing your faith. These interactive webinars meet live every Wednesday from 12-12:30pm CST. Below is a list … 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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Living “Questionable” Lives — Michael Frost at Exponential 2014

Back by popular demand! In the following presentation Michael Frost addresses the trend of congregations reducing being missional to simple acts of kindness, service, and relationship building in their neighbourhood. Frost counters that, “If we do not ever get an … Continue reading

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Pray for the Harvest At 10:02

The Iowa District of the Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod, in their monthly bulletin (April 2017, page 3), have an article in which the author encourages us to pray for the harvest every day at the same time. The author writes, … Continue reading

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“Get Out!” by Rev. Dr. Peter A. Meier

Dr. Peter Meier, the Executive Director of the Center for US Missions, writes in Mission Moments (January 16, 2017): A Facebook post by Church Planter Kyle Blake caught my eye. As an urban missionary, and pastor, I find that my … Continue reading

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“We’re All in This Together” — Rev. Gregory Seltz

Rev. Gregory Seltz, the speaker for The Lutheran Hour, comments on the importance of every follower of Jesus being engaged in serving their Lord. He writes, The universal priesthood was the truth that ALL BELIEVERS HAVE UNIQUE SERVICE TO RENDER … 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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