global seminary initiative

Delegates adopt resolutions on sending missionaries, short-term mission teams

On July 24, the Synod in convention passed the final five resolutions brought by Floor Committee 2 on International Witness.

BOD continues on path toward best corporate stewardship

At its November meeting, the Board heard from its chairman about efforts to increase the efficiencies of corporate Synod so the church can use the savings on its “core competencies.” 

Letter from Rev. Robson: Sending & Supporting Those Who Proclaim God’s Word

Theological education makes an enormous difference in the lives of God’s people, and that’s why the LCMS is so heavily invested in this work around the world.

Global Seminary Initiative Update: Making an Impact in Ethiopia

The impact of the Global Seminary Initiative can clearly be seen in the partnership between The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus.

Infographic: Theological Education Around the World

The Gospel is at the heart of all Lutheran education, and teaching the faith is a hallmark by which the LCMS is known throughout the world. Our international church partners are imploring us to teach God’s saving Word to their pastors and church leaders. They know that well-trained church workers will teach the faith to laypeople, who will tell their families and neighbors about salvation in Christ Jesus.

Six matching funds offer Synod rare opportunity

Four of the six matching or challenge-match initiatives support core LCMS work and the other two target special opportunities to extend the Synod’s impact in the world.

Belay: LCMS ‘not there for lip service’ for Ethiopian seminary

The Rev. Dr. Belay Guta, president of the Mekane Yesus Seminary in Ethiopia, thanks the LCMS for its help during a Sept. 9 Worldwide KFUO interview.

Global Sem Initiative: Supporting theological education worldwide

The initiative provides scholarships for pastors from emerging and partner church bodies to obtain advanced degrees at the two LCMS seminaries.

Delegates affirm Global Seminary Initiative, encourage unified mission work

Delegates adopt three resolutions brought before the 2013 LCMS convention by the floor committee on Witness.