Project 24 opens a new boarding facility in Kenya; missionaries in Papua New Guinea publish a paper against sorcery-accusation-related violence.
Meeting in St. Louis May 18–19, the LCMS Board of Directors adopted a fiscal year 2019 operations budget of $69.4 million, a figure nearly $8 million lower than that of the current fiscal year, which ends June 30.
The LCMS Office of International Mission hosts its first-ever symposium for hymnwriters and translators Nov. 6-10 in Fort Wayne, Ind.
The missionaries — who will be serving in 11 countries — learn more about their upcoming ministries at the two-week event in St. Louis.
LCMS Disaster Response provides initial funding of $16,500 after flooding, drought and frost decimate the nation’s food supply.
“From Ghosts to God in Enga Land” tells the story of the first LCMS missionaries bringing the Gospel to Papua New Guinea’s Enga people.
The Papua New Guinea Minister of Foreign Affairs continues attempts to deport the Rev. Jeffrey Horn, Julie Lutz and Anton Lutz.
Dr. Daniel Harmelink, executive director, and Becky Wells, museum curator, of Concordia Historical Institute (CHI) talk about the new Papua New Guinea exhibit on display now at the Institute.
The free exhibit — “Bringing Christ to the Highlands” — runs through 2015 at Concordia Historical Institute in St. Louis.
Michael Ritzman talks about preparing to serve as a missionary in Papua New Guinea. He is a new missionary who just completed the 2-week new missionary orientation at the International Center in St. Louis. He will serve in this country with his wife and 5 children.
The latest class of missionaries — laypeople and teachers, as well as pastors and deaconesses — will serve in 15 countries.
Horn and his family arrived in Papua New Guinea in August, where they have continued the work first started by LCMS missionaries to the country in 1948.
Before Rev. Jeffrey Horn accepted the call to serve as an LCMS career missionary in Papua New Guinea, he considered the challenges, though ultimately felt a “pressing need” on his heart. Find out how the Horn family is preparing for their upcoming transition to a new culture and life.