Requests for Reinstatement

 RUSSELL L. HORN, Bremerton, Wash., and DOUGLAS R. WILLIAMS, Santa Rosa, Calif., have applied for…

World`s Lutherans number nearly 66 million

Membership among Lutheran churches in the last two years increased by 570,000, bringing the number…

Thrivent gives $165,000 to train future school administrators

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans has awarded a $165,000 grant to develop a training program for…

Anonymous donor gives Ann Arbor $1 million gift

Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Mich., has received a $1 million anonymous grant to be used…

Mission society opens Baltimore `guest house`

Families from out of town who need a place to stay in Baltimore while a…

World Mission cancels New Directions conference

LCMS World Mission, which has sponsored its “New Directions” mission conference annually for more than…

Registration now open for LutherHostel

Registration is open for the Oct. 2-5 LutherHostel 2004 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.  A…

Members say network helps family ministry

The new Lutheran Family Ministry Network had signed up more than 30 charter members as…

Pressure Points with Dr. Bruce Hartung

Influence and power are used for personal agendas.  Those who don’t go along are disparaged…

CPH offers VBS planning tips

Want to make sure your congregation and community hear about your vacation Bible school? Here are…

LFC is like `mission work,` say volunteers

When Dave and Nina Lett sold their four-bedroom house in Englewood, Ohio, three years ago…

St. Louis sem receives accreditation extension

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, President John F. Johnson got word from two accrediting agencies last…

Congregations nominate president, first vice president slates

By David L. Mahsman The names of the nominees who will be on the ballot…

Bob Hirsch dies; past Int'l LLL president

Dr. Robert W. (Bob) Hirsch, a former president of the International Lutheran Laymen’s League (Int’l…

LSA asks pastors to share problems with visitations

Pastors are being asked to share with Lutheran Services in America (LSA) their experiences with…

Wheat Ridge calls for 'Youth Help, Hope' nominees

Wheat Ridge Ministries of Itasca, Ill., is calling for nominations of high-school-age youth who are…