This issue of Pastoral Education highlights two types of individuals who play a critical role in the pastoral-formation process for many future pastors: Concordia University System (CUS) school pre-seminary program directors and LCMS campus pastors.
Features include ways to locate LCMS congregations, connect via social-media outlets, stay current through Synod news sources and access streaming radio from KFUO and CLASSIC99.
Is at least one close friendship in the congregation “critical” for pastors? The Rev. Dr. Bruce Hartung shares responses to that question.
Pastor Matthew Canion of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Waco, Texas is requesting volunteers for restoration projects in West, Texas, following the devastating fertilizer plant explosion in April.
The website of the Synod’s National Housing Support Corporation is a good place to start if your congregation, district or other group is interested in learning about neighborhood revitalization.
Discover how LCMS parish nurses assist with the care of congregations and their surrounding communities in both body and soul. This in-depth discussion on the vocation of parish nursing includes information on how to become a parish nurse, educational programs, and the theological framework for this work of mercy in the name of Christ.
This month’s column discusses the danger of a “pastors-only” group, and a pastor’s servant attitude.
“What They Need to Hear — Sharing Christ with Family and Friends” includes 90 letters written by the Rev. Klemet I. Preus to his elderly father-in-law, who questioned God and the Church.
During the LCMS convention, technical staff from Concordia Theological Seminary will be offering free consultations on website development.
The website offers a number of resources for Hispanic ministry, including links to 22 LCMS congregations in 10 states that offer worship services in Spanish.
LCMS President Matthew C. Harrison discusses his hopes for the LCMS’ future and his goals for the next triennium in his first radio interview following his 2013 re-election.
We’re delighted to share this video from Sunday’s grand opening of the Mercy House in…
This month’s column explores how a new pastor might best begin ministry with his first congregation.
With its focus on “Luther’s Small Catechism,” the 2013-14 edition of “Chapel Talks for Lutheran Schools” is suitable for use in a number of settings.
Maggie Karner, director, LCMS Life and Health Ministries, discusses the U.S. Supreme Court June 26 ruling on marriage on KFUO Radio’s Law & Gospel program.