Mercy

Hawaii volcano continues to erupt and disrupt lives

Christ Lutheran Church in Hilo, Hawaii, has been working to help those affected by the eruption of the Kilauea volcano.

Upbring: Caring for children — on the border and worldwide

For more than a decade, Upbring — a Recognized Service Organization of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod — has been working with the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement to provide emergency shelter to undocumented children on the southern border of the United States.

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.

A Day in the Life of a Mercy Medical Team Clinic

It’s day one of the first ever Mercy Medical Team serving in Togo. Walk through the day with us to see what it’s like to serve in a medical clinic on a Mercy Medical Team. 7 a.m. — Breakfast & Devotions…

Food, clothes and an apartment — for Jesus

Jesus reminds us in Matthew 25 that when we serve our neighbor, we are serving Him. Even more, Jesus directs Christians to see God in those we serve.

Winter ‘Engage’ focuses on mercy

The latest issue features stories on mercy work in Boston, Texas, Peru and beyond.

Theological Introductions to Mercy Work

*This is Part 1 of 7: A Basic Theology of Mercy Work* “Mercy Work,” as it will be defined herein (Christian care for those in need – in body, mind, or spirit), flows directly from God’s mercy to us. The…

KFUO Audio: Deaconesses, students discuss mercy trip to Peru

Deaconesses and deaconess students with The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod discussed their recent mercy expedition to Peru with KFUO Radio host Andy Bates.

The Church Is His

We care for foreigners. But it is not the Church’s duty to solicit their arrival by means of promoting public policy. It is the Church’s duty to preach the Gospel to all who need to hear it.

Camp Restore seeks volunteers for cleanup after NOLA tornado

Some 800 homes are in need of repair after an EF-3 tornado roars through New Orleans East Feb. 7.

What if We Told Them?

There’s no “get your act together and come see us,” no “clean yourself up and then visit.” It’s just one broken sinner inviting another into God’s grace.

Gather Up, Bring In

God calls us in; He feeds us and reaffirms His love for us.

Conference emphasizes disaster response, preparedness for Church

The 2016 LCMS Disaster Response Conference — under the theme of “Showing Christ’s Mercy; Bringing God’s Peace” — reaches a broad audience with theology, case studies and practical application.

Disaster responders plan more aid for victims of Hurricane Matthew

Disaster responders look to provide food, water, spiritual care and roofs for Haiti’s victims of the hurricane while assessing the full impact of the storm.

Let the Main Thing Be the Main Thing

Who are we? We are children of God. Why are we there? Because God called us.

National Offering receives $315,000 for ‘Witness, Mercy, Life Together’

Contributions will support national and international mission programs and projects related to the Synod’s threefold emphasis.