Concordia, Irvine alumnus killed in the line of duty

Concordia University, Irvine, Calif., alumni and professors hold a candlelight vigil Jan. 2, the day of police officer Tyler Stewart’s funeral in Arizona.

Mission Summit explores changing face of Christianity

The collapse of Christianity in the West and the ramifications of America’s changing demographics are among topics presented during the LCMS Mission Summit.

We say thank you to ‘Reporter’ survey respondents

More than 1,500 respondents took part in a recent online survey gauging people’s views on the Synod’s “Reporter” newspaper.

‘Lutheran Service Book’ prices to rise Feb. 1

Starting Feb. 1, the price of the book and its accompanying editions will increase by 99 cents.

Photo gallery: Mercy grant provides roofs to Malagasy Lutheran churches

In the extreme southern part of Madagascar, the Malagasy Lutheran Church — known locally as the Fiangonana Loterana Malagasy (FLM) — and the LCMS have joined in a project to install tin roofs on FLM churches around the country.

‘Religious Freedom Day’ resources available

The Synod’s “Free to be Faithful” website adds resources for the Jan. 16 observance.

LCMS offers resources on domestic abuse

The resources are meant to aid church workers, friends, family members and survivors of domestic abuse.