Asia

Photo feature: Hosanna in the Highlands

A visit to the highlands of Sri Lanka the week ending with Palm Sunday reveals how the Lanka Lutherans live, work, worship and witness.

Ten new missionaries, families start two-week orientation

The missionaries are called by the Synod’s Office of International Mission to serve in Africa, Asia, Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Bulletin insert: Nepal earthquake relief

Download a bulletin insert that offers ways LCMS members and congregations may support the earthquake relief work in Nepal.

Giving thanks for care and growth of career missionaries

LCMS to exceed missionary recruitment goal as mission fields ripen for harvest.

Sixteen missionary families complete two-week orientation

The missionaries, their spouses and children — a total of 62 people — will be going to Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Audio: KFUO ‘His Time’ interview – Papua New Guinea exhibit at CHI

Dr. Daniel Harmelink, executive director, and Becky Wells, museum curator, of Concordia Historical Institute (CHI) talk about the new Papua New Guinea exhibit on display now at the Institute.

Papua New Guinea missionary exhibit opens at CHI

The free exhibit — “Bringing Christ to the Highlands” — runs through 2015 at Concordia Historical Institute in St. Louis.

Region By Region

An Overview of LCMS Mission Work Around the World

The Horn Family Update

Horn and his family arrived in Papua New Guinea in August, where they have continued the work first started by LCMS missionaries to the country in 1948.

The Harvest Is Plentiful Across Southern Asia

More than half of the world’s 7 billion people live in Asia, and a majority of these have never heard the Gospel message. To better meet these opportunities to live out the Great Commission, the LCMS divided mission work in Asia into two regions in 2012 — forming the new region of Southern Asia and Oceania.

Ready. Set. Go! LCMS sends 38 new missionaries to the four corners

Special “sending service” for 38 new Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) missionaries being sent to the four corners of the globe.

Going the Distance from Missouri to India

From its earliest days, the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod has been a church of missions. Our first overseas missionaries were sent to India. Learn how the seeds planted through their 19th century missionary efforts continue to blossom today.

Fresh from LCMS training, Filipino Lutherans put ‘Mercy in Action’

By Kim Plummer Krull Just days after taking part in an LCMS disaster-response training conference for the Asia Pacific region, Filipino Lutherans are preparing to use that “Mercy in Action” guidance to help devastated families in their typhoon-battered country. “What…

Disaster-response training helpful, say partner-church reps

By Megan Kincaid “Mercy in Action” was the theme as more than 50 participants from nine countries attended the disaster-response training conference for The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod’s Asia Pacific region Nov. 27-29 in Hong Kong. Conference leaders Rev. Glenn F.…

New $1 million grant to help with devastation in Japan

By Kim Plummer Krull “Incomprehensible even after witnessing it firsthand” is how LCMS President Dr. Matthew C. Harrison describes the miles of rubble where Japanese homes and businesses once stood, a bleak reminder of the triple disaster that devastated that…