Cheryl Magness
Cheryl Magness

Managing Editor of Reporter and Reporter Online

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Cheryl Magness is managing editor of Reporter and Reporter Online and manager of LCMS News. She has written for a variety of publications, including The Federalist, Touchstone and The Lutheran Witness, and is a contributor to the book He Restores My Soul from Emmanuel Press. She has degrees in English and music and enjoys playing piano and spending time with her husband and three children.

Luther film ‘package’ includes DVD, Bible study

“Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World” is now available with a six-week Bible study.

LCMS statistics for 2016: membership down, contributions up

But only about 70 percent of the Synod’s 6,100 congregations reported.

Official notice: LCMS salary information (November 2017)

Salaries of LCMS officers are published here.

Official notice: requests for reinstatement (November 2017)

A listing of those who have applied — and been approved — for reinstatement to LCMS rosters.

Official notice: colloquies (November 2017)

A listing of those who have completed — or submitted applications for — teacher or pastor colloquies in the Synod.

Items wanted, available (November 2017)

Available this month are organs, Bibles and hymnals.

Positions (November 2017)

Positions are available with Concordia Seminary and Concordia University System.

Reformation Relevance: The marks of the Church

Indicating where the Church is located are God’s Word; Holy Baptism; the Sacrament of the Altar; the Office of the Keys; called ministers; prayer, praise and thanksgiving to God; and the sacred cross.

Plans underway for 45th annual March for Life

The national event will take place in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 19, with regional events planned for dates in January and February.

Built on the rock: New church, pastor, publishing house in Sri Lanka

The Ceylon Evangelical Lutheran Church (CELC) held its first convocation Sept. 1-2.

Pless to lead Advent preaching workshop at Concordia Theological Seminary

The workshop is $40/person and will take place on Nov. 7.

Recovery slow but steady in Puerto Rico as donations and aid are still needed

Power remains out over much of the island and many roads are still blocked by debris.

Commission on Theology and Church Relations prepares Bible studies on doctrine of justification

The first of the Bible studies, “Justifying Christmas,” will be available in mid-November.

Fall issue of For the Life of the World considers what is ‘Distinctly Lutheran’

The magazine is available at no cost in both print and digital form.