Health

LCMS President Harrison video: Much cause to rejoice and give thanks

The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, brings a message of encouragement and joy to the church during the coronavirus pandemic.

A message from LCMS President Matthew C. Harrison amid the coronavirus pandemic

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble” (Ps. 46:1).

LCMS president’s message and resources for coronavirus pandemic

Tips and encouragement for LCMS congregations and individuals as they respond to COVID-19.

Synod monitoring coronavirus news; missionaries safe

The LCMS is closely monitoring the situation to provide the best possible information and counsel to staff and missionaries who may be in areas of increased risk.

Share it! – Encouraging good health

Answers to the question, “How does your congregation or school encourage good health among members, students and/or workers?”

‘Walk with Pastor’ nurtures fitness, fellowship, faith

The Rev. James Wiggins Jr., pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jacksonville, Fla., invites his congregation to join him on hourlong, weekday walks.

God’s Mercy in Madagascar

And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Colossians 3:17

10 Questions with Chaplain Jeffrey McPike

As chaplain at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Ill., Rev. Jeffrey McPike shares the love of God in Christ on a daily basis with people who often feel separated from God because of their medical condition.

Compassion and Healing for Body and Soul

The LCMS has, along with the whole Christian church on earth, historically believed that the Church is called to bring compassion and healing to body and soul in a broken society. Through the coordinated efforts of LCMS Health Ministries, which provides educational resources, relief projects and hands-on medical volunteers, thousands of people at home and abroad receive the healing and compassionate touch of the Great Physician.