Texas

Dallas Lutheran School to rebuild after October tornado

The Oct. 20 storm that spawned a series of tornadoes in North Texas is now being called the most expensive in state history.

‘Hatred did not succeed’: Lutherans respond to mass shootings with Gospel comfort

The shootings occurred on Aug. 3 in El Paso, Texas, and on Aug. 4 in Dayton, Ohio.

From the mission field – Mexico and India

This month’s column includes news from Mexico and India.

Texas disaster relief involves teamwork, partnerships, kindness

Disaster-response planning continues among LCMS Disaster Response, LCMS Texas District responders and partner organizations as Hurricane Harvey relief operations switch gears toward long-term recovery.

Lutherans helping neighbors in Katy, Texas

Members of Memorial Lutheran Church go door to door, reaching out “to help anyone who has needs.”

Synod ‘sends’ missionaries to Ferguson, Brownsville

The Rev. Micah Glenn and the Rev. Antonio Lopez will serve in Ferguson, Mo., and Brownsville, Texas, respectively.

Lutheran ministry extends mercy to Cuban sojourners

Ysleta Lutheran Mission Human Care in El Paso, Texas, offers food, housing, clothing — and the love of Christ — to 80 Cuban immigrants. They are among some 4,000 who recently entered the U.S.

Houston church members help Bethesda residents after flood

When Bethesda Lutheran Communities asked for help with cleanup, local LCMS congregations responded immediately.

Concordia, Austin, awarded NetVUE grant

The $49,760 grant will be used to enhance the Center for Vocation & Professional Development at Concordia University Texas.

Preparedness, training aid in recovery in aftermath of Texas tornadoes

Texas District responders partner with local LCMS congregations to organize recovery efforts following the Dec. 26 storm.

Texas student: Teacher taught ‘God is not real’


A seventh-grade assignment in a Katy, Texas, school asks students to deny the existence of God.