Category Archives: Missionary

Then & Now: The Nature of Spiritual Conversations — A Free Online Course Offered by Lutheran Hour Ministries

Lutheran Hour Ministries has developed a new free course in witnessing.  The most recent course is: Then and Now: The Nature of Spiritual Conversations. Spiritual conversations have changed in America in the past few decades. Navigating these changes can be … Continue reading

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We Are Invited to Send Instructors to Rwanda! Learn How You Can Make This Invitation a Reality!

Concordia Lutheran Mission Society has adopted a Mission Project so that two instructors can be sent to Rwanda to teach the pastors, elders and deacons of Beth Ammi Christian Fellowship Church and the Reformed Lutheran Church of Rwanda. Watch the … Continue reading

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Spiritual Conversations in the Digital Age

Evangelism has changed in the past quarter century. The ways Christians share, how often they engage in spiritual conversations and their goals for sharing faith are different. And in a culture where relativism is the norm and fewer believe in … Continue reading

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“There Is No Sinner For Whom Christ Did Not Die” — Samuel Nafzger

As a result of Jesus’ death and resurrection from the dead, there is hope for all of us! Dr. Samuel Nafzger reminds us of this truth in the following excerpt from his article that is published in the Concordia Journal: … Continue reading

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Globally, Billions Have Never Heard the Gospel

The Lutheran Laymen (July-August 2018) reports that “Close to 90 percent of mission endeavors by North Americans is done among people who already have access to the Good News of Jesus Christ.” (p. 7) Lutheran Hour Ministries is trying to … Continue reading

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The Message of God’s Word Does Not Change But It Does Translate!

The following excerpt is from Gerhard Bode’s article, “Knowing How to Live and Die: Luther and the Teaching of the Christian Faith” in the Concordia Journal. Lamin Sanneh observed that in its history, the Christian church has been adept at … Continue reading

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“Each Christian is a missionary sent out by God into his own circle of activity to convert others to Christ” — C.F.W. Walther

C.F.W. Walther, the first President of the Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod, expresses the truth that every Christian is sent by the Lord to be a representative of Jesus: Not only, however, is this [to see another person recognize Jesus … Continue reading

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God Works in Mysterious Ways: One Korean Woman Learns of Christ through Her Torturer

The Voice of the Martyrs Canada May 2018 edition tells the story of a North Korean woman who first learned of Christ through her torturer. The Voice of the Martyrs reports that “About 30,000 of North Korea’s estimated 100,000 Christians … Continue reading

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30 Days of Prayer for the Muslim World — May 15-June 14, 2018

You are invited to spend the next month praying for your Muslim neighbour, friend, family member, co-worker and classmate. 30 Days of Prayer is an annual worldwide call for prayer for Muslims.  There is an unprecedented number of Muslims who … Continue reading

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Are You Planning A Short-term Mission Trip? Have You Purchased Travel Insurance for Your Team?

As you make plans to send a team on a short-term mission trip, have you purchased travel and liability insurance?  If not, you should talk with the insurance provider for your congregation. If your congregation is a member of the … Continue reading

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