Through compassionate giving across the Synod, the LCMS was able to provide two grants to help Lutheran Hour Ministries expand its Middle East mercy ministry to people displaced by violence.
The Synod establishes a fund for donations from those who want to help with LCMS mercy ministry and human-care efforts for refugees.
One of the nation’s leading champions of religious freedom implores the Obama administration to add Pakistan and Syria to the list of nations that most egregiously violate religious rights.
Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox leaders join forces to call for an end to the silence over persecuted Christian communities in Egypt, Iraq and Syria.
Continuous clashes over the past two weeks have many Christians worried that they will no longer be allowed to stay neutral.
As the Obama administration considers a strike in response to recent chemical attacks, the head of a global evangelical group says Christians in the Middle East oppose military intervention in Syria.