This issue of the Journal of Lutheran Mission focuses on the topic of mercy. Most of the papers found in this issue were presented at the International Disaster Conference held at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., in September 2014.
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The second issue of the journal features papers from confessional Lutheran church leaders who presented at the International Lutheran Council’s fifth world seminary conference. Both the conference and this issue of the journal focus on the theme “Suffering, Persecution and Martyrdom as a Mark of the Church.”
The Rev. Dr. Albert B. Collver III unpacks Peter Pikkert’s 2008 book on mission work in the Middle East.
Although Finke’s book rightly encourages the engagement of one’s neighbors in a relational manner, the book is fraught with faulty theology.
Suffering, persecution and martyrdom — the Rev. Dr. Petkunas talks history and the present situation in Europe.
Christian suffering, persecution and martyrdom continue in the modern age, but this will be turned into blessing by the Lord.