Mercy

Bear One Another’s Burdens

In families, we see how precious it is not only to serve, but also to be served.

Disaster-response conference to focus on Christ’s mercy, peace

The annual LCMS conference is set for Oct. 18-20 at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Ind.

From the Editor: How Will They Hear?

The May-June 2016 issue of Lutherans Engage the World focuses largely on theological education and the service of pastors and missionaries as they bring God’s Word to the world.

Disaster Response Conference in South America for Pastors and Seminarians

Last week LCMS Disaster Response and Luther Academy led a three day conference in South America for 76 Pastors and Seminarians on how to respond to disasters and minister to people hurting from a wide variety of tragedies.

Big Things are Happening in Latin America

There are about 14,000 trained volunteers across the United States and about 2,000 more are trained every year. What you might not know is that we train leaders and missionaries around the world to respond mercifully in times of tragedy with the love of Christ.

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.