Liberia

Liberian pastor spearheads project to aid Ebola victims

The first $25,000 in food and water was set for distribution in December in Liberia. Another $75,000 in aid is planned.

LCMS supports medical professionals in Ebola fight

ST. LOUIS, November 14, 2014—Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison announced today a new initiative to deliver aid to combat the spread of Ebola.

Walking with our African partners to fight Ebola

As Ebola continues its deadly sweep across West Africa — the death toll rising to some 3,500 at this writing — the people of the LCMS continue to respond with prayer and support for our relief efforts.

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.

Recovered from Ebola, U.S. missionary discharged

Dr. Kent Brantly is discharged Aug. 21 from Atlanta’s Emory University Hospital.

LCMS OKs new grants to fight Ebola in Africa

The three grants totaling $51,175 will be used to help prevent new cases of the often-fatal virus in Guinea and Liberia.

LMI begins work in sixth African country, more starts planned

Although it’s winding down its fundraising campaign this spring, the Lutheran Malaria Initiative is far from over.

Convention affirms fellowship with Liberian church

Delegates sing the Doxology to celebrate a new partnership between the LCMS and the ELCL.

Bolay declares convention delegates are ‘all called to witness’

Despite the difficult circumstances in which the Liberian church leader found himself years ago, he said “Evil will never triumph over good. I am a witness to the goodness of God.”