Mercy

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.

Delegates adopt resolutions on fertility issues, persecuted Christians

The Synod in convention adopted the final three resolutions from Floor Committee 3 on Mercy regarding fertility issues, persecuted Christians and LCMS World Relief and Human Care.

‘Witness, Mercy, Life Together’ to continue in the LCMS

LCMS convention delegates adopt six resolutions addressing unity in worship and life together in the church.

Living Water for a Thirsty People

Serving God’s people in the desert of Turkana, Kenya.

Delegates vote to commend five mercy-based ministries

These include LCMS Disaster Response, LCMS National Housing Support Corporation, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, Lutheran Services in America and Lutheran World Relief.

The LCMS: A legacy of mercy continues at home and abroad

From Mercy Medical Teams providing essential medical care around the globe to serving people in urban and rural settings to comforting victims of disasters here at home, mercy is at the heart of everything we do.