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BIM focuses on church planting and theological education

At its Sept. 4 meeting, the board also heard about how reductions in budgeted Fiscal Year 2021 expenditures will have a significant impact on LCMS mission and ministry efforts.

China’s efforts to mold Christianity in its own image face resistance

The growth of Christianity is a source of alarm for Chinese authorities, according to one of the world’s foremost experts on religion in China.

COP meeting spotlights training, mercy, outreach, mission

The Sept. 20-23 meeting of the LCMS Council of Presidents involves a lot more than oversight of administrative issues.

State Department: Religious persecution makes migrants out of millions

The State Department’s annual religious freedom report focuses heavily on discrimination, impunity and the displacement of religious minorities.

Commentary: LCMS ministry to and with Asians – then, now and ahead

A “Reporter” commentary stresses the importance of LCMS ministry to and with Asians, both in the United States and abroad.