To be a witness today and confess our faith is not for the faint of heart as the account of the death of John the Baptist reminds us. And yet we know that Christ has won the victory over death and so there is nothing left to fear or restrain our confession.
In addition to adopting several other actions at its Aug. 22 meeting, the Synod’s Board of Directors held its triennial retreat.
Amid the racially charged protests in Ferguson, Mo., Lutherans are doing what they can to bring peace.
The Rev. Steve Schave, director of Urban & Inner-City Mission, and the Rev. Dr. John Nunes, Emil and Elfriede Jochum professor and chair at Valparaiso University, discuss ministry in urban areas as well as the unrest unfolding in Ferguson, Mo., and around the world. KFUO Interview — Aug. 13, 2014.
Rev. Steven Schave, director of LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, explains how this ministry works to boost revitalization efforts and spread the Gospel.
At its May 30-31 meeting, the Synod’s Board for National Mission continues work on refining policies and on a theological statement for mission.
The website features what’s happening in LCMS urban mission and a new Facebook page offers updates and a way for followers to connect.
The Rev. James Sharp is a busy Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod pastor who is leading a dual parish in Maryland.