Audio presentations from our 2014 International Disaster Response Conference at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne. Look for updates at www.lcms.org/disaster.
Theology of Mercy
Pres. Harrison teaches the theology of mercy and shares stories from his time with World Relief and Human Care
Mercy as Witness in Our Life Together
Rev. Johnson shows how mercy can be a strong witness in times of disaster.
Self-Care for Church Workers in a Time of Crisis
Dr. Marrs explains how church workers can and should care for themselves in times of crises.
Sharing the Gospel in a Time of Suffering
Dr. Fickenscher teaches how to effectively share the whole gospel in times of disaster.
The LCMS and Disaster Response
Rev. Johnson discusses the work that LCMS DR has done in response to recent disasters.
Theology of Suffering: Martin Luther: Preacher of the Cross
Professor Pless discusses Martin Luther’s Theology of the Cross
Lutheran International Disaster Response and the International Lutheran Council
Dr. Collver shows the work of LCMS-DR internationally and discusses the history and merits of the ILC
Chilean Earthquake and City Fire: A Case Study
President Rautenberg and Rev. Lopez share stories of the relief efforts in the wake of a massive earthquake and a city destroying fire.
Hurricane Sandy: A Case Study
Vicar Cusanelli shows the devastation in the Atlantic district and shows the response coordinated by the Atlantic District
Philippines: A Case Study
Pres. Cerdenola, Rev. Ranara, and Rev. Palattao recount the devestation and disaster
response in the wake of Typhon Haiyan/Yolanda, the largest storm in recent history.