Brazil

Convention celebrates 125 years of mission work in the LCMS

Delegates to the 2019 LCMS convention adopted resolutions giving thanks for the 125th anniversary, as well as mission work — past and present — in the Synod’s four world regions.

Delegates acclaim fellowship with three European church bodies

The delegates of the 67th Regular Convention of the LCMS recognized and endorsed fellowship between the LCMS and three Eurasian church bodies.

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.

Brazil’s abortion debate fails to convince some mothers of microcephaly babies

The surge in microcephaly cases in Brazil has reignited a debate on abortion and the reproductive rights of women in Latin America.

Leaders term new fellowship with Uruguay church ‘a gift’

The Synod’s burgeoning partnership with the Lutheran Church of Uruguay includes the prospect of the first-ever Lutheran university in Spanish-speaking Latin America.

Mozambique Lutheran church ordains first pastors

Concordia Lutheran Church in Mozambique — a denomination with 10 congregations and some 1,200 baptized members — ordains its first eight pastors.

BIM’s mission immersion to guide future direction

The LCMS Board for International Mission experiences mission first-hand in the Dominican Republic for four days, culminating with its Feb. 26 meeting there.

Brazil’s police take Bible classes to reduce stress

The officers are taking Bible-study classes during their working hours to help them deal with stress and improve their personal and family lives.

10 Questions with Rev.Tardeli Voss

After graduating from one of our sister seminaries, in Sao Leopoldo, Brazil, the Rev. Tardeli Voss and his wife, Diani, left their home and everything familiar to live a life abroad as a missionary to the United States. Pastor Voss serves as a regional missionary for the LCMS Mid-South District to plant churches, and shares Christ’s Gospel message to Hispanic communities.