Satan tried to stop the Gospel from spreading among the Hispanic population of rural Sheboygan, Wis., but thanks be to God, he failed.
God comes to us through His Word and Sacraments during worship at church, and then the family’s devotional life at home keeps its members connected to those gifts all week long. This routine creates a lifelong rhythm that helps keep kids in the faith throughout all stages of their lives.
Using a weekly resource that Rev. Peter Bender puts together called “The Congregation at Prayer,” everyone from Peace Lutheran Church members to students and families in the school engage in this life and culture of catechesis and prayer.
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod sends Mercy Medical Teams (MMT) — comprised of medical personnel, clergy and hardworking laypeople from the United States — to provide medical care to people living in remote areas of the world.
Through compassionate giving across the Synod, the LCMS was able to provide two grants to help Lutheran Hour Ministries expand its Middle East mercy ministry to people displaced by violence.
The LCMS equips pastors, directors of Christian outreach, directors of Christian outreach, school teachers and others to support the parent’s task of raising up a child in the way God wants that child to go.
Rejoice, dear reader, as you encounter much witness and labor under the Lord’s will — your work, your prayers and contributions, as well as those of your fellow redeemed — in the January-February issue of Lutherans Engage the World.
The Rev. Dr. Allan Buckman, chairman of Christian Friends of New Americans, talks about how this Recognized Service Organization seeks to serve and connect incoming refugees in the St. Louis area with local Lutheran churches.
The LCMS’ new initiative “Christ’s Care for Children: Kenya” provides the opportunity to sponsor children like the boys from the Othoro school.
The LCMS is actively partnering with districts, congregations and Recognized Service Organizations to place missionaries like the Rev. Adam DeGroot in Philadelphia.
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Office of National Mission is investing significant energy and effort in working with our districts to assist in their church planting efforts.
Puya is a refugee in Berlin, where he attends Dreieinigkeits-Gemeinde (Trinity Lutheran Church) in Berlin-Steglitz, a congregation of the SELK.
Castillo Fuerte, a mercy house operated by LCMS missionaries in Lima, Peru, recently started providing lunch to children in the impoverished La Victoria district.
Salem Lutheran Church in Springdale, Ark., holds a monthly bilingual worship service for its Hispanic congregation — Iglesia Luterana Cristo Para Todos, or Christ for All Lutheran Church.
Forty-five LCMS schools in urban areas all over the country recently got some surprising news: They were nominated by their district education executive to receive a grant of approximately $2,200 from LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission (UICM).