commentary

Finding our stewardship voice

The church has not been called to sit silently during these days of challenge. The church proclaims what it has always proclaimed: the Word of God.

Set aside an offering ‘as God hath prospered’ you

What percentage of my income (including this stimulus check) should be directed to the Lord’s work in my congregation? How is the Lord calling me to be generous in this situation?

Financial concerns for churches in the coronavirus crisis

Those who have been blessed materially have been blessed by the Lord to be a blessing, especially in a time of crisis such as the coronavirus pandemic.

Livestream your church service today

You just learned that you need to start livestreaming your church services immediately. You have no budget, no equipment, no plan. But you have a smartphone. This tutorial will show you a quick, easy and cheap way to start livestreaming right away.

What your church can do right now in response to COVID-19

Especially during the coronavirus pandemic, congregations should demonstrate good stewardship of the gifts the Lord has given them.

Commentary: ‘News’week on the Bible

The Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Kloha, a professor at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, critiques “Newsweek” magazine’s Jan. 2 cover story titled “The Bible: So Misunderstood It’s a Sin.”

Commentary: Vocation in the face of an epidemic

Seminary Professor John Pless explores the question: Should medical personnel expose themselves to a highly contagious and lethal disease in an effort to help?

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.