Mercy

Rev. Dr. Eugene Linse, former social ministry exec, dies

A funeral service for Linse, 91, is planned for 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 28, in Modena, Wis.

Double disasters open doors for Gospel in Chile

Faced with wildfires and an earthquake less than two weeks apart, the Confessional Lutheran Church of Chile is undeterred in responding to those who need help.

Mercy Moment: Philippines Update

Mercy Moment update on Philippines

Putting Up Walls to Break Down Barriers

Church and neighborhood revitalization is alive and well in Fort Wayne, Ind., where the LCMS Office of National Mission, Lutheran Housing Support and three LCMS congregations have joined forces to rehab homes for underprivileged residents.

Video tells of mercy after 2010 Chile quake

Lutherans, including LCMS donors, have made it possible for the Synod’s small partner church in Chile to provide mercy to many people affected by one of the strongest earthquakes on record.

Everlasting Mercy

by Pamela J. Nielsen It could have been anywhere — Japan; the Jersey Shore; Moore, Okla.; or Boulder, Colo. — anywhere where people were tucked soundly in bed early on a Saturday morning. It could have been a tornado, a…

National Disaster Response Conference open to all

Anyone with an interest in responding to victims of natural and man-made disasters is welcome to attend the Synod’s Fifth National Disaster Response Conference, Oct. 7-10 in St. Louis.

Mercy resolutions generate overwhelming support, discussion on women in combat

Delegates debate women in combat and give overwhelming support to Mercy floor committee resolutions.

2013 LCMS Mercy Essay Contest Finalist

The annual Mercy Essay Contest is sponsored by the LCMS Office of National Mission to encourage seminary students to engage our Lutheran theology of mercy and its implications in life and ministry. Prof. John Pless of Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne, Ind. coordinates the competition each year.

When Disaster Strikes: Worship Resources with Litany

Here are a number of brief resources you may find useful in addressing the sorts of questions that arise among God’s people when faced with disasters in this fallen world. They all seek to refresh the weary with the wonderful promises of God’s Word related to suffering, the end of this age, and the joys of the age that will dawn at our Lord’s return.