The “treasured and consistent servant-leader” most recently served as associate executive director of LCMS Mission Advancement.
Actions at the Board’s May 19-20 meeting in St. Louis include adoption of a prudent, lean Synod budget, contingent on further expense reductions.
Over the next two years, every LCMS missionary family will make home visits to share their experiences with supporters.
LCMS Disaster Response provides ongoing relief to strengthen Haitian Lutheran partners after last October’s Hurricane Matthew.
The campaign to fund renovation of the Old Latin School in Wittenberg, Germany, is successfully completed.
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.
Will the loss of the charitable deduction ruin the fabric of the nonprofit sector and cause the end of the world? Only if getting something out of the act of giving is more important than the positive change that happens through the church and its related nonprofits.
Gifts can be made in a variety of ways — by mail, over the phone, in person or online — through Dec. 31.
The Nov. 1-30 challenge extended by an anonymous foundation boosts unrestricted donations to $250,000 to improve the effectiveness of the Synod’s ministry and mission.
The Rev. Dr. Brent Smith of Alexandria, Va., started serving Nov. 1 as mission development counselor for Mission Central in Mapleton, Iowa.
Are we asking – even expecting – an increasing number of people to use the financial equivalent of a rotary-dial phone in an era of smartphones and chip-enabled debit cards?
The first allocation from The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod’s 2016-19 National Offering is announced — made possible with gifts totaling $411,305.69.
Synod disaster responders visit victims to assess the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew amid flooding in the Carolinas and an outbreak of cholera in Haiti.
“I give thanks to God that I’m able to be a part of it,” said new LCMS Board for International Mission member Rev. Roberto Rojas at the board’s first meeting of the new triennium.