Eurasia

International Mercy Grant A Bridge to the Gospel for Muslim Refugees

God’s Word is changing lives in unexpected ways in Leipzig, Germany. In Luther’s homeland, large, immigrant Muslim communities are responding to the Gospel and being baptized. South African missionary Hugo Gevers is called to witness and show mercy to these refugees through a mission effort called Die Brücke, The Bridge. The mission is based out of a Lutheran church in Leipzig that is more than 100 years old.

LCMS, Kazakhstan officials discuss religious freedom

Hoping to learn more about interfaith partnerships and religious freedom in the United States, four Christian and Muslim visitors from Kazakhstan meet with LCMS officials March 8 in St. Louis.

A Theft Turns into a Christian Rehabilitation Center in Mongolia

This post was shared by Rev. Matthew Heise, a missionary to Georgia and Mongolia. He has worked with the local Lutheran church in the region and led Bible studies.

Rev. Alan Ludwig, Theological Educator in Siberia, Goes South

According to Rev. Alan Ludwig, “from Siberia just about every direction is south.” Rev. Ludwig teaches at the theological institute of the Siberian Evangelical Lutheran Church in Novosibirsk, Russia, and has been involved in the education there almost from its inaugural year in 1997.

Wittenberg project's history, board members

Dedicated in 1564, the “Old Latin School” is located in the heart of Wittenberg’s historic district, just steps from St. Mary’s Church, the “mother church of the Reformation.” In 2006, the LCMS Central Illinois District Church Extension Fund provided funds…

Approvals move Wittenberg project 'several steps forward'

By James H. Heine ST. LOUIS — At its board meeting here Jan. 17-18, the International Lutheran Society of Wittenberg (ILSW), the partnership that owns the “Old Latin School” in Wittenberg, Germany, approved four items that move “several steps forward” the…