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

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission newsletter highlights how DOXOLOGY can help church members take a fresh look at their congregation and discover ministry possibilities that might be hidden.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 27 Devotion – Physical Wellness

Even when big change comes, God is constant and offers us a place to rest.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 26 Devotion – Relational Wellness

Three questions to help take a marriage conflict from anger and frustration to understanding and forgiveness.

September ‘Witness’: CPH turns 150

The issue also includes a wrap-up of the 67th Regular Convention of the LCMS.

LCMS Urban and Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Understanding Recognized Service Organizations’

In a webinar hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Deaconess Dorothy Krans, director of LCMS Recognized Service Organizations, explains the work of RSOs, how they can positively impact urban ministry, and how they can be a blessing to those serving in urban settings.

RSO News Update
Recognized Service Organizations – Third Quarter 2019 Newsletter

The LCMS Recognized Service Organizations newsletter features information about the Christian Character Formation Project, a program founded by Open Sky Education that emphasizes character development in students.

KFUO Radio: Christianity and the rise of science

During a Free to be Faithful® program, Worldwide KFUO moderator Kip Allen and the Rev. Dr. Gregory P. Seltz, executive director of the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty, discuss the relationship between Christianity and the rise of science.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 25 Devotion – Spiritual Wellness

The best defense against the distractions the Evil One throws at us.

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

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

Church Worker Wellness: Week 24 Devotion – Relational Wellness

Relationships are prone to “spills.” How is God at work for our relational well-being?

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

LCMS Stewardship Ministry discusses how the first step in godly stewardship is counting blessings.

‘Every One His Witness’ extends reach with new Spanish language edition

The new edition expands the program’s usefulness to Spanish-speaking congregations, pastors and laypeople in both the United States and abroad.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 23 Devotion – Financial Wellness

Where are leaks in our lives a good thing to have?

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

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission newsletter explores how pastors follow St. Paul’s example when they show their congregations that they too are sinners in need of Jesus, not when they seek to hold themselves up as the perfect example to be imitated.

Two convention resolutions now available in Spanish

Two resolutions from the 2019 LCMS convention — Res. 11­­­–04A (“To Affirm the Common Humanity of All People and Ethnicities”) and Res. 11–05A (“To Encourage Responsible Citizenship and Compassion Toward Neighbors Who Are Immigrants Among Us”) — are available in both English and Spanish. See both versions below.

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

LCMS Stewardship Ministry discusses how the proximity of God’s Word changes the hearts of stewards.