Such calls to specialized pastoral ministers are possible with adoption of Resolution 2-15B by delegates to the 2013 Synod convention.
Four former Muslims are baptized at a Lutheran congregation in Leipzig, Germany.
LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces provides free, downloadable resources that can be used Nov. 9 to observe Veterans Day Weekend.
The Rev. Bill Engfehr, an LCMS emergency-services chaplain in Collinsville, Ill., receives the Red Cross Community Preparedness and Resiliency Award.
Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput says he was “very disturbed” by the debate over church teachings on gays and remarried Catholics at the Vatican summit
The Lord not only plants the seed of faith, but He waters that seed as well!
The Lutheran Witness — Providing Missouri Synod laypeople with stories and information that
complement congregational life, foster personal growth in faith, and help interpret the
contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective.