State Department: Religious persecution makes migrants out of millions

The State Department’s annual religious freedom report focuses heavily on discrimination, impunity and the displacement of religious minorities.

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Lutheran Witness


Back to Basics in Preaching

It’s time for us to pay attention to the greatest preacher in history, aside from Jesus, John the Baptist and St. Paul. It’s time for back-to-basics preaching.

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Lutherans Engage


Youth Ministry: Connecting Young People to Christ

Matthew Rhodes, a 19-year-old college sophomore from South Dakota, said his local church and youth ministry helped him find a solid faith in Jesus Christ. Learn how LCMS Youth Ministry works with congregations and districts, and serves as a resource and a network for their ministry to young people inside and outside the Christian faith.

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Ministry News


Reaching Rural America for Christ Newsletter – August 2014

In this issue from LCMS’ Rural & Small Town Mission (RSTM), information is shared as to how this ministry helps congregations revitalize to accomplish the work God has given them to complete. The 2014 RSTM National Conference, scheduled for Nov. 6-8 in Kansas City, Mo., is also discussed. In addition, general information about the ongoing […]

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