LCMS Stewardship Ministry: Newsletter article and bulletin blurbs – May 2019

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Stewardship Ministry creates bulletin blurbs and newsletter articles each month to use in church publications.

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Insights on Black Ministry’

During a webinar on “Insights on Black Ministry,” the Rev. Dr. Roosevelt Gray shared ways to establish and grow ministry to African-Americans in your community, and he addressed unique challenges such as racism, poverty, discrimination, and family structure.

March ‘Witness’: Christian fellowship in a hostile culture

The March issue of The Lutheran Witness explores the theme “Life Together, Set Apart.”

Life Together News Digest
Life Together with President Harrison – March 2019

President Harrison reminds us we have a treasure in the church called The Litany, a beautiful prayer that helps us to pray for that which we might not otherwise remember.

StewardCast Newsletter
LCMS Stewardship Ministry: March 2019 ‘StewardCAST’ newsletter

LCMS Stewardship Ministry seeks to debunk three stewardship untruths that can threaten a steward’s relationship with the Lord.

New preaching module studies ‘the baptized life’

The module offers both written and video resources and encourages pastors to spend time together in discussion and practice.

LCMS Black Ministry – ‘TimeLine’ Newsletter – Spring 2019

The power of the Gospel has greatly impacted the lives of African-American Lutherans.

Convention Bible study, ‘Joy:fully Lutheran,’ now available

Written by the Rev. Timothy Pauls, the Bible study consists of five lessons exploring what joy is and where it is to be found.

KFUO Radio: Two-kingdom perspective of the State of the Union address

The Rev. Dr. Gregory Seltz, executive director of the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty, discusses the 2019 State of the Union address from a two-kingdom perspective during a Free to be Faithful® program with KFUO host Kip Allen.

RSO News Update
Recognized Service Organizations – First Quarter 2019 Newsletter

Lutheran Indian Ministries, based in Brookfield, Wis., seeks to help Native American communities and families heal from generational trauma through its Bible-based healing ministry.

Life Together News Digest
Life Together with President Harrison – February 2019

Who do you know that might make a great pastor, deaconess, teacher, parish musician or director of Christian education? In the February 2019 “Life Together News Digest,” LCMS President Matthew Harrison talks with a fellow pastor in Florida who regularly prays for and encourages young people to serve as church workers.

Reaching Rural America for Christ
LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: March 2019 Newsletter

The LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission newsletter offers insight into how congregations can more effectively mentor and empower young leaders.

LCMS Stewardship Ministry: Newsletter article and bulletin blurbs – April 2019

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Stewardship Ministry creates bulletin blurbs and newsletter articles each month to use in church publications.

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Mission & Theology of the City’

In the first installment of LCMS Urban & Inner City Mission webinars, Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Pulse describes his journey into urban mission and helps to answer the question, “Why does God care about the city, and why should the Body of Christ?”

StewardCast Newsletter
LCMS Stewardship Ministry: February 2019 ‘StewardCAST’ newsletter

Have steward leaders, in an effort to address the antifragility to stewardship in their congregations, actually made matters worse?

‘An inexpressible treasure’: CTCR releases report on Holy Baptism

Other newly available documents from the CTCR are a discussion guide and Bible study to accompany the 2018 report on the royal priesthood and a Spanish-language version of the Bible study for the 2012 report on immigration.