national mission

Encouragement and resources for reopening churches

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison encourages and suggests resources for congregations as they begin or plan for resuming in-person worship.

Michigan floods lead to widespread evacuations

Along with local authorities, the LCMS Michigan District is currently assessing the situation.

Spring ‘Lutherans Engage the World’ shows Christ’s love for the hurting

Included in the issue are stories about what it looks like, as Christ’s followers, to make disciples for life.

Comfort food

Video equipment and technology are getting lots of use these days in church sanctuaries, staff homes and other places. However, there is one place, usually a hub of hospitality, not seeing any action these during this time: the church kitchen.

Winter ‘Engage’: Sharing the Gospel in unexpected places

The Winter 2020 issue of ‘Lutherans Engage the World’ is full of stories about the Gospel going forth in unexpected ways and reaching people through unexpected ministries — particularly through music.

‘Making Disciples for Life’ – Get excited!

“Making Disciples for Life” not only provides better access to existing resources, it also brings people together for identifying and developing new resources.

‘Service of Sending’ homily for national missionary Rev. Martin Schultheis

Rev. Dr. Steve Schave preaches a sermon based on Micah 6:6-8 during a Sending Service for national missionary Rev. Martin Schultheis on Nov. 19, 2019.

‘Reporter’ Supplement: Faith comes by hearing

LCMS Pastoral Education highlights the significance of a pastor preaching and God’s people hearing the Word of God.

KFUO Radio: Christianity and the rise of science

During a Free to be Faithful® program, Worldwide KFUO moderator Kip Allen and the Rev. Dr. Gregory P. Seltz, executive director of the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty, discuss the relationship between Christianity and the rise of science.

Call for nominations/applicants: Director of Life Ministry

The deadline to apply or submit nominations is Oct. 15.

‘Reporter’ Supplement: The journey begins with PALS

LCMS Pastoral Education highlights the path pastors can take to acquire continuing education that promotes and nurtures a desire and energy to learn.

National Witness, Life Together and Retention floor committees conclude convention business

Delegates passed all 15 resolutions presented by the three committees on July 25.

LCMS convention passes four National Witness resolutions by wide margins

The resolutions addressed church planting, shared congregational ministry, campus ministry and the legacy of Rosa J. Young.

LWML adopts $2.1 million mission goal, elects new president

The new president, Debbie Larson, previously served as LWML North Dakota president.

KFUO Radio: Do you vote with your dollars?

Robert Kuykendall of 2ndVote, a website that rates companies based on the causes they support, joins KFUO host Kip Allen during a Free to be Faithful® program to discuss how to be an intentional Christian consumer while many American corporations fight against life and marriage.

National Mission board celebrates effective triennium, hears ministry updates

The board also heard a presentation on the Synod’s new national mission emphasis, ‘Making Disciples For Life.’