Journal of Lutheran Mission

Discover the newest and oldest trends in missiology in this e-publication of the LCMS Offices of National and International Mission.

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Journal of Lutheran Mission: December 2017

Discover both the opportunities and challenges the Lutheran Church experiences 500 years after the Reformation.

Journal of Lutheran Mission: August 2017

The essays focused on the role of theological education and individual catechesis.

Journal of Lutheran Mission: March 2017

Interested in learning about LCMS missions and missionaries who will be pioneers of global mission work right here in our own backyard?

Journal of Lutheran Mission: Special Edition

Learn the key factor behind the decline in LCMS membership

Journal of Lutheran Mission: September 2016

Throughout time, the Church continues to reform and repent, dialogue and discern. This issue focuses on the community of believers who call themselves Lutheran and the confession they make as a result.

Journal of Lutheran Mission: April 2016

Featuring papers from the recent LCMS Mission Summit, the April issue of the Journal of Lutheran Mission discusses and critiques seminary education and the importance of teaching the faith both at home and around the world.

Journal of Lutheran Mission: December 2015

In the special December issue of the Journal of Lutheran Mission, church leaders from around the world offer insights from a recent International Lutheran Council meeting, discussing how Lutherans are poised to take the Reformation into the world.

Journal of Lutheran Mission: September 2015

The September 2015 issue of The Journal of Lutheran Mission focuses on the 2015 Reformation celebration.

Journal of Lutheran Mission: June 2015

The June 2015 issue of the Journal of Lutheran Mission reflects on the way in which the Holy Spirit has moved the Gospel from place to place, working when and where it pleases God.

Journal of Lutheran Mission: April 2015

In this special issue of the Journal of Lutheran Mission, readers learn from German pastor, theologian and mission leader Friedrich Wilhelm Hopf (1910-1982) how Lutheran missions lead to Lutheran churches.

Journal of Lutheran Mission: February 2015

This issue of the Journal of Lutheran Mission focuses on the topic of mercy. Most of the papers found in this issue were presented at the International Disaster Conference held at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., in September 2014.

Journal of Lutheran Mission: September 2014

The second issue of the journal features papers from confessional Lutheran church leaders who presented at the International Lutheran Council’s fifth world seminary conference. Both the conference and this issue of the journal focus on the theme “Suffering, Persecution and Martyrdom as a Mark of the Church.”