Campus Ministry

National Mission board celebrates effective triennium, hears ministry updates

The board also heard a presentation on the Synod’s new national mission emphasis, ‘Making Disciples For Life.’

Registration opens for 2019 National LCMS Campus Ministry Conference

Registration is open for “Witness,” the 2019 National LCMS Campus Ministry Conference, set for Jan. 2-5 on the campuses of Purdue University and Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Ind.

KFUO Audio: Free to be Faithful on campus

Martha Mitkos joined Rev. Marcus Zill on The Student Union radio program to discuss religious liberty and The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Free to be Faithful initiative on college campuses.

March 10 webinar: spiritually preparing youth for college

During the free webinar, LCMS Campus Ministry Director Rev. Marcus Zill will share the “essentials” for helping youth make this transition.

KFUO Audio: College student reflects on civil rights, choice for life

Hannah Hart, a college student at the University of Memphis, and the Rev. Marcus Zill share reflections on civil rights and the choice for life during The Student Union program on KFUO Radio.

Liberty and liturgy in the nation’s capital

LCMS college students explore the intersection of faith and society at the Jan. 4-6 “Liberty” conference.

And the ‘Mustache Resolution’ winner is …

Montana District President Rev. Terry Forke wins having “the best mustache” as he and Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison both undergo facial-hair shaves.

Photo gallery: Liberty Conference and the Great Mustache Shave-Off

“Liberty,” the 2017 National LCMS Campus Ministry Conference, was Jan. 4-6 on the campus of the University of Maryland in College Park, Md. “The Mustache Resolution” was also settled between LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison and LCMS Montana District President Rev. Terry Forke.

Registration opens for 2017 campus-ministry conference

“Liberty” will take place Jan. 4-6 on the campus of the University of Maryland in College Park, Md.

Gospel’s centrality key to BNM’s work in new triennium

Meeting in St. Louis Sept. 8-9, the Synod’s Board for National Mission hears reports on all 18 ministries of the LCMS Office of National Mission.

US church planting: A new initiative for the LCMS

The LCMS is in the beginning stages of creating a church-planting initiative to help districts, circuits and congregations.

Tips for Starting a Campus Ministry

Do you have a college near you? Would you like to learn how to begin a campus ministry there? There are a lot of things to consider when starting a campus ministry from scratch. Here are just a few. Purpose: Prayerful Consideration…

Rural & Small Town Mission Conference set for Wichita

This year’s conference is planned for Nov. 3-5 in Wichita, Kan., under the theme “Mission at Home: Standing Where You Are Planted.”

Cultivating a Pro-Life Culture on Intolerant College Campuses

We typically don’t view our nations colleges and universities as havens of virtue, but I have found that there is one virtue that nearly always reigns supreme at a given time in the academic square. The supreme virtue on college…

10 Questions with Professor Ben Freudenburg

Professor Ben Freudenburg of Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Mich., talks about why teaching the faith at home is so important.

KFUO Audio: Interview about ‘Mission Field: USA’ with Rev. Schave, Rev. Burfeind

KFUO Radio host Andy Bates talks with Rev. Steve Schave, director, LCMS Church Planting, and Rev. Peter Burfeind about national mission work. Rev. Burfeind is a domestic missionary serving in campus ministry at the University of Toledo and in the struggling inner city of Toledo, Ohio, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church and Student Ministry.