Missionaries

Photo essay: A Confident Confession

Built upon decades of missionary work, new Togolese pastors preach and teach the Christian faith with confidence.

LCMS Witness & Outreach: re:Vitality and Every One His Witness

re:Vitality and Every One His Witness are separate, robust programs designed to complement and build upon each other. re:Vitality equips congregations and Every One His Witness equips individuals — both with the same purpose: to join in God’s mission to seek and to save the lost.

Orientation prepares new national, international missionaries for service

Six international missionaries and two national missionaries complete the one-week orientation, which culminated with a “Service of Sending” March 17.

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.

Project aims to provide digital resources for Latin America pastors

The “crowdfunding” project is accepting donations of $1 or more through March 19.

Wanted: groups, individuals to lead English camps in Poland

Ten teams of four to five people are needed to serve in July and August.

Photo essay: Our Stake in Spain

In Spain — where Lutheran martyrs were burned at the stake for their beliefs in the mid-1500s — Lutherans are once again proclaiming their faith.

Photo essay: Out of the Blue

Photos give a glimpse of brand-new mission work in Belize.

Dec. 14 webinar focus: caring for youth in crisis

“Facing Trials Together: Walking Together in Christ,” with Heather Ruesch, is set for 1 p.m. Central time on Wednesday, Dec. 14.

Photo essay: Powerful Moments — A Year in Review

Nine photos taken during 2016 illustrate how God has been at work worldwide through The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

Smith joins Mission Central staff

The Rev. Dr. Brent Smith of Alexandria, Va., started serving Nov. 1 as mission development counselor for Mission Central in Mapleton, Iowa.

LCMS Provides Life-Giving Water in Bangladesh

By Roy S. Askins During the rainy season of Bangladesh, water is everywhere. Roads become submerged, homes become unlivable, church buildings uninhabitable and schools unusable. Villagers must walk on bamboo bridges, even within the village, and use skiffs to visit…

Water, Water Everywhere

The people of Bangladesh live on and in the water. During the rainy season, the water rises to such levels that people must travel by boat instead of bus, bicycle or car. It’s common to see children of five, six…

First domestic Mercy Medical Team bolsters Philadelphia church

The six-member team holds a community health fair Aug. 26-27 at Shepherd of the City Lutheran Church.

New BIM members learn scope of international work

“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.

Photo essay: Extending Mercy in Kenya

The first LCMS Mercy Medical Team in Lodwar, Kenya, treats 1,861 people over five days in June.