The Rev. Dr. Charles Cortright traveled to Asia Aug. 5 to 20 to teach at the invitation of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS), Office of International Mission (OIM), Asia. He taught in two different countries that illustrate both the challenges and joys of theological education abroad. Lutheran Theological Seminary, Baguio City, Philippines Cortright first traveled […]
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On Sept. 15, 2016, Concordia International School Hanoi (CISH) dedicated their new campus building. The school has received great blessings and continues to prepare for more opportunities in the future.
By Roy S. Askins During the rainy season of Bangladesh, water is everywhere. Roads become submerged, homes become unlivable, church buildings uninhabitable and schools unusable. Villagers must walk on bamboo bridges, even within the village, and use skiffs to visit family and friends. In some places, high water levels cover wells. In other places, the […]
The people of Bangladesh live on and in the water. During the rainy season, the water rises to such levels that people must travel by boat instead of bus, bicycle or car. It’s common to see children of five, six or seven years of age poling their way through the wetlands alone or with friends. […]
On June 8, 2016, the Rev. Antonio Reyes, president of The Lutheran Church in the Philippines (LCP), and the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS), signed a protocol agreement encouraging and strengthening the official relationship between the two church bodies. “Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers […]
“Shalom! Horas!” These traditional Batak greetings resounded throughout the church building as the Rev. Charles Ferry greeted the members, church leaders, and bishop of the Indonesian Christian Lutheran Church (GKLI).
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