Matthew Harrison

Life Together with President Harrison – March 2019

View on Vimeo.com | View on YouTube.com This Lent, as we purposely slow down and consider all that Christ has done for us, even His ultimate sacrifice, we offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving through prayer. As we do so, President…

Praying to the Lord of the harvest

“The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore, pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest” (Matt. 9:36).

Life Together with President Harrison – February 2019

Who do you know that might make a great pastor, deaconess, teacher, parish musician or director of Christian education? In the February 2019 “Life Together News Digest,” LCMS President Matthew Harrison talks with a fellow pastor in Florida who regularly prays for and encourages young people to serve as church workers.

Life Together with President Harrison – January 2019

In the January 2019 “Life Together News Digest,” LCMS President Matthew Harrison discusses how we — the Body of Christ — can walk together with vitality at the local gym, in our churches, throughout the Synod and among the people of this world.

Let’s be who we are

From LCMS President Matthew Harrison: “We cannot and must not lose our fundamental, biblical, confessional and (above all) Gospel bearings.”

Life Together with President Harrison – December 2018

In the December 2018 “Life Together News Digest,” LCMS President Matthew Harrison prays that God’s peace reign over your Christmas celebrations as you gather around Word and Sacrament with family and friends.

A meditation for Christmas

Cradle to cross, Jesus humbled Himself, serving to the point of death and giving His life as a ransom for many. At Christmas and always, we cling to Him.

Life Together with President Harrison – November 2018

In the November 2018 “Life Together News Digest,” LCMS President Matthew Harrison highlights what being part of the “priesthood of all believers” means for your life and relationships.

Life Together with President Harrison – October 2018

LCMS President Matthew Harrison reminds us in October’s Life Together News Digest of the gift we’ve been given in our pastors, and Harrison shows how we can respond joyfully in return for these faithful servants during Pastor Appreciation Month.

Life Together with President Harrison – September 2018

Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, discusses how it’s possible that we can be joyfully Lutheran in the way in which we manage the gifts we’ve been given.

Life Together with President Harrison – August 2018

Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, talks about the great joy that is ours to share when pastors, circuit visitors and district presidents make visitation a high priority in ministry.

Give thanks in all circumstances — through the risen Christ

Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod: “I thank God for you, for your partnership in the Gospel, your confession of our Lutheran doctrine, your prayers for the Synod and even your prayers for this sinner. I thank God for your ministry. I thank God for every congregation in your district.”

Life Together with President Harrison – June 2018

President Matthew Harrison shares news and resources from The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

Message to the Church about demographic challenges we face

A portion of this “white paper” takes up the demographic challenge of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. I pray, that as we face challenges with the Word of God, we will continue to grow together in unity.

‘Joy:fully Lutheran’ – Rejoice. Pray. Give thanks. Christ has done it.

Even as our world changes, the Word of God remains the same. The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod proclaims this truth here and throughout the world in mission work, disaster response, universities, seminaries and especially in our congregations.

CPH book focuses on helping the needy

In a book about caring for the poor, LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison takes the example of St. Paul and applies it to today’s church.