The impact of the Global Seminary Initiative can clearly be seen in the partnership between The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus.
The Gospel is at the heart of all Lutheran education, and teaching the faith is a hallmark by which the LCMS is known throughout the world. Our international church partners are imploring us to teach God’s saving Word to their pastors and church leaders. They know that well-trained church workers will teach the faith to laypeople, who will tell their families and neighbors about salvation in Christ Jesus.
The most well-intentioned gifts, given in the wrong way, often end up hurting the recipient, the community, and the local church.
The Anglican Church in Kenya has become the latest province to announce it will boycott the Anglican Consultative Council meeting in Zambia over the participation of the Episcopal Church.
Ten new missionaries — along with their seven spouses and 19 children — are blessed for service in the Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, South Korea, Panama and Peru.
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod sends Mercy Medical Teams (MMT) — comprised of medical personnel, clergy and hardworking laypeople from the United States — to provide medical care to people living in remote areas of the world.
Through compassionate giving across the Synod, the LCMS was able to provide two grants to help Lutheran Hour Ministries expand its Middle East mercy ministry to people displaced by violence.
The missionaries are called by the Synod’s Office of International Mission to serve in Africa, Asia, Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean.
There are just two weeks left to raise the remaining $1,023 for the “Christ’s Care for Children: Libraries in Kenya” project.
The LCMS Board for International Mission calls six rostered church workers and appoints a layperson for service in Eurasia, East Africa and Latin America.
KFUO Radio host Andy Bates talks with Tracy Quaethem and volunteers about LCMS Mercy Medical Teams. Quaethem, of LCMS Life and Health Ministries, shares details about the program, and past participants share personal stories from serving in Madagascar, Kenya and other underserved regions.
Activists and widespread media attention are shedding light on the practice in a mission to change superstitious notions about albinos.
In March, 21 new pastoral candidates were ordained and seven deaconesses were commissioned in a service with more than 1,000 worshipers at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania — South-East of Lake Victoria Diocese’s (ELCT-SELVD) Ebenezer Cathedral in Shinyanga.
The LCMS’ new initiative “Christ’s Care for Children: Kenya” provides the opportunity to sponsor children like the boys from the Othoro school.
Often, the physical healing that we provide opens a door for sharing the Gospel. We don’t always see it happen–mostly it happens long after the team is gone, through the local church partner who diligently follows up with those who were treat at our clinic.