Africa

From the mission field – Healing in Rwanda

In March, Ambassadors of Reconciliation, an LCMS Recognized Service Organization, provided reconciliation training for Rwandan pastors and laypeople affected by the 1994 genocide.

LCMS launches new missionary website

The website provides a reservoir of resources reflecting the work of the Synod in four international regions.

Synod issues grants for cyclone relief in Mozambique and Malawi

Tropical Cyclone Idai struck the eastern coast of South Africa on March 15, killing almost 1,000 people and damaging roads, crops and buildings.

‘Joy to the World’ theme of 2019 National Offering

National Offering gifts will benefit both national and international work.

LCMS volunteers strengthen global mission outreach

Volunteers serving in Poland, Malawi, Madagascar, and Tanzania share their stories of serving in the international mission field.

From the Mission Field – March 2018

Updates about LCMS mission work around the world.

A Day in the Life of a Mercy Medical Team Clinic

It’s day one of the first ever Mercy Medical Team serving in Togo. Walk through the day with us to see what it’s like to serve in a medical clinic on a Mercy Medical Team. 7 a.m. — Breakfast & Devotions…

Missouri Synod missionaries from across U.S. accept calls to serve abroad

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod has announced 10 missionaries accepting calls to serve in seven countries around the globe. The Synod’s newest missionaries serve in Germany, the Czech Republic, the Dominican Republic, Hong Kong, Peru, Spain and Uganda.

Boards and Business: International, National Mission

Reports on recent meetings of the Synod’s Boards for International and National Mission.

‘Now is the time’ for Gambia mission

Native Gambian Rev. Dr. John Loum is called to part-time missionary service in a partnership between the Synod and Concordia Seminary.

Photo essay: A Confident Confession

Built upon decades of missionary work, new Togolese pastors preach and teach the Christian faith with confidence.

LWML president presents mission grants in St. Louis

The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League’s Patti Ross presents grants of $120,000 for renovations to the Lutheran Church of Nigeria’s seminary, and $25,000 to the Lutheran Young Adult Corps.

First National Offering allocation offers ‘tremendous impact’

The gifts totaling $411,305.69 will be used to support “ministry priorities” including national and international mission work and the Synod’s two seminaries.

Adam and . . . Lucy?

If Christ doesn’t return before, perhaps one day science will take the myth of Lucy as mother of us all and cast it on the pile of dead
fables together with the world’s standing on four pillars on the back of a giant tortoise.

Wittenberg an ‘apt’ choice for Sixth ILC World Seminaries Conference

About 60 participants gather in the city where the Reformation started for the International Lutheran Council’s Oct. 11-13 theological-education conference.

Let the Main Thing Be the Main Thing

Who are we? We are children of God. Why are we there? Because God called us.