Ministry to the Armed Forces

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.

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.

Boards and Business: International, National Mission

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

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.

KFUO Audio: Religious freedom in the U.S. military

Roger Drinnon, a U.S. Air Force veteran and LCMS Director of Editorial Services and Media Relations, joined Worldwide KFUO’s Kip Allen during a “Free to be Faithful” program to discuss religious freedom in the U.S. military.

LWML convention offers family-friendly events

The 75th Anniversary Convention of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League — June 22-25 in Albuquerque, N.M. — offers events and programs for all family members.

Military chaplains needed now ‘more than ever’

A new video from the Synod’s armed forces ministry features LCMS chaplains explaining the requirements, rewards and unique environment of serving in today’s military.

Synod, other advocates speak for religious liberty in secularized military

U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Madrid allegedly was punished because of his religious beliefs about marriage and sexuality.

Video: If not us, then who?

Who better to deliver the Gospel to our nation’s troops on the front lines of conflict – while also caring for their families – than an LCMS chaplain? Could that chaplain be you?

So Help Me God: April-June 2017 Newsletter

The LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces newsletter for April-June 2017 emphasizes the importance of Christians speaking up in the public square.

Army chaplain honored for fending off machete attack to save others

LCMS Chaplain Matthew Christensen is honored March 14 with the Army’s highest noncombat medal.

BIM appoints missionaries for service

Two career missionaries will be based in the Gambia and Belize, and seven “GEO” missionaries will serve for up to two years in Eurasia, Asia and Latin America.

So Help Me God: January-March 2017 Newsletter

The LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces newsletter for January-March 2017 highlights what God says about time and its importance in our lives.

Sharing Advent Joy With The Whole Family

People groups to remember and care for this Christmas as well as ideas to serve for the whole family.

KFUO Audio: History of Chaplains in the Military

Chaplain Craig Muehler, director of LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces, spoke on Nov. 9 about the role and history of chaplains in the military during a World Lutheran News Digest program with KFUO host Kip Allen.