Ministry to the Armed Forces

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speak to troops in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Sept. 28, 2017. (DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr)

Defense Secretary Mattis: DoD/DHS panel will review president’s transgender guidance

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis says he will delay implementing President Trump’s military transgender policy pending further review.

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So Help Me God: October-November-December 2017 Newsletter

The LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces newsletter highlights the story of Dr. Martin Luther, the Lutheran Reformation and its impact on those who serve God and country in the military.

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Residents in Houston use boats to access their flooded homes on Friday, Sept. 1. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

Commentary: Hurricane Harvey, prayers and God in action

In the middle of one of the worst natural disasters in history, “we have seen honor in action, love in action and service in action through governments, agencies, churches, families and individuals. But we’ve also seen God in action,” writes Greg Seltz.

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The LCMS International Center in St. Louis is the site of many of the church body’s meetings and where much of its day-to-day business takes place. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

Boards and Business: International, National Mission

Reports on recent meetings of the Synod’s Boards for International and National Mission.

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So Help Me God: July-August-September 2017 Newsletter

This issue of So Help Me God from the LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces discusses the very real tension between being in the military and being believers in Jesus Christ.

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