Mercy

His Mercy Is Over All

Mercy is pouring out love to others, as God loves us.

From the Editor: Bearing Merciful Fruit

This issue of Lutherans Engage the World tells stories of witness and mercy — particularly the ongoing work through the church and in the home where “trees” are watered and then naturally bear merciful fruit.

Partnership Grants Help Lutheran Hour Ministries Alleviate Suffering in the Middle East

Through compassionate giving across the Synod, the LCMS was able to provide two grants to help Lutheran Hour Ministries expand its Middle East mercy ministry to people displaced by violence.

In March’s ‘Lutheran Witness’

Mercy — from its scriptural foundation to how it appears in our daily lives — is the focus of the magazine’s March issue.

Worldwide Mercy — March 2016

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and its members are carrying Christ’s mercy to the world and bearing witness to God’s great love for all people. Read about the many forms of mercy, and find a list of free resources that are available for your use.

Feed My Lambs – Bible Study

The purpose of the five-session study is to explore how members of the body of Christ demonstrate love and compassion to people in need as an expression of faith.

Bread for Body and Soul

Castillo Fuerte, a mercy house operated by LCMS missionaries in Lima, Peru, recently started providing lunch to children in the impoverished La Victoria district.

KFUO Audio: Interview about deaconess programs in Nigeria, Lithuania

KFUO Radio host Andy Bates talks with Deaconess Grace Rao, director of LCMS Deaconess Ministry, about the deaconess programs in Nigeria and Lithuania.

Essay: “The History of LCMS Mercy Work with African Americans”

Roosevelt Gray, director of Black Ministry, has written an essay regarding the history of LCMS mercy work with African Americans.

The Final Judgment

What sort of King is this? Who would set aside the riches of His heavenly Kingdom to step into my poverty… who set aside his royal diadem for a crown of thorns, who hung naked from a tree to robe me in His righteousness, who shed His blood and poured Himself out that every drop would be a payment for my sins… What sort of King is this? He is the king of mercy!

Extending Christ’s Mercy to Refugees

After consultation with SELK leaders and LCMS missionary staff in Europe, the Synod has established a restricted-use fund for donations for those compelled to help with LCMS mercy ministry and human-care efforts exclusively pertaining to the global refugee crisis.

Jesus Restores Your Voice

God wants us to talk. He wants us to confess our sins, and that involves speaking.

Spiritual but Not Religious

by Paul Gregory Alms I heard it again yesterday. Someone told me they were spiritual but not religious. I am not sure what that means but we seem to live in a time where religion is expected to be other…

Has Our Witness Gone to the Dogs?

A comfort dog may ease one’s tensions and bring a sense of relief, but a comfort dog can’t bring peace to a person’s soul. For that, God has called upon you to speak the Gospel.

Providing Bread and the Bread of Life

Concordia Food Ministry in Triangle, Va., proclaims the name of Christ and shows His care for people by providing free food and clothing to the community’s poor.

Latest Ebola aid: travel scholarships for medical professionals

The Africa travel funds of up to $2,500 each — for airfare, lodging and food — are available to the first 20 applicants.