In the December 2018 “Life Together News Digest,” LCMS President Matthew Harrison prays that God’s peace reign over your Christmas celebrations as you gather around Word and Sacrament with family and friends.
The Rev. Dr. James A. Baneck, executive director of the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education, and his wife, Myrna, discuss the pastor’s life of prayer in a video series.
The Rev. Dr. Steven Hokana, chaplain, Lt. Col., USA (Ret.), D. Min., BCC, assistant director for the LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces, presents “Reaching Out and Caring for Veterans.”
Celebrate all that God has done through Concordia College Alabama, Selma, Ala. Praise Him for His grace and trust in Him for the future. Sadly, Concordia is closed. Nevertheless, we pray that God continues the work begun through the faculty, staff and students over the years.
Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod: “I thank God for you, for your partnership in the Gospel, your confession of our Lutheran doctrine, your prayers for the Synod and even your prayers for this sinner. I thank God for your ministry. I thank God for every congregation in your district.”
Dr. John Eckrich, a retired practicing physician and the founder of Grace Place Wellness Ministries, teaches on “Fear, Anxiety, and Wellness: Journey to a Heart at Peace.”
Even as our world changes, the Word of God remains the same. The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod proclaims this truth here and throughout the world in mission work, disaster response, universities, seminaries and especially in our congregations.