LWML gives $100,000 to missionaries

The grant will provide $10,000 each to assist nine missionaries/missionary families serving in Burkina Faso, Kenya, Ethiopia, Hong Kong, Peru and Russia, and another missionary who has been called to Thailand.

Fiedler to begin second five-year term as Foundation president

David Fiedler began serving in the LCMS Foundation post in 2013.

Movie review: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Director/screenwriter Rian Johnson has made a perfectly good film that some viewers will love but others may find frustrating because of the unexpected plot.

KFUO Audio: Christian cake artist’s expression of faith under examination

Listen to Worldwide KFUO’s December’s Free to be Faithful® program as moderator Kip Allen and guest Tim Goeglein, vice president of external relations for Focus on the Family, discussed the implications of the Masterpiece Cakeshop decision, developments concerning transgenders in the military and other religious freedom lawsuits.

Call for nominations/applicants: Director, School Ministry

The deadline to apply or submit nominations is Feb. 28, 2018.

LCMS Worship: Hymn of the Day Studies for Pentecost – Three-Year & One-Year Lectionary

LCMS Worship provides Hymn of the Day Studies for Pentecost for the Three-Year Lectionary and the One-Year Lectionary. The Word in Song studies hymns in Lutheran Service Book.

BOD weighs monetary, membership challenges

At its Nov. 16–17 meeting, the Synod’s Board of Directors fixed its gaze on “facing the realities” of the Synod’s finances and membership demographics.

Synod, partners continue to offer helping hand in wake of five disasters

Lutherans are bringing help to the hurting — both physical and spiritual — in the wake of three devastating hurricanes, a major earthquake and menacing wildfires.

Lutheran Church–Canada elects new president

The Rev. Timothy Teuscher, first vice-president of the church body’s East District, succeeds the Rev. Dr. Robert Bugbee, who is stepping down.

Share It!

What do pastors and teachers tell their congregations and students in the wake of a mass shooting such as the Nov. 5 tragedy at a church in Texas?

Lutheran principal in Grafton, Wis., receives national recognition

Yurk is one of only four private/parochial school educators nationwide to receive the honor.

Catch the Lutheran Hour float in Jan. 1 parade

“Bringing Christ to the Nations” is the theme of the Lutheran Hour Ministries float that will be featured in the 2018 Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif.

LCMS publishes first dogmatics in 100 years

The project, over 30 years in the making, was begun in 1983.

LCMS Worship: Hymn of the Day Studies for Easter – Three-Year & One-Year Lectionary

LCMS Worship provides Hymn of the Day Studies for Easter for the Three-Year Lectionary and the One-Year Lectionary. The Word in Song studies hymns in Lutheran Service Book.

‘Melvin Witt Award’ honors memory of longtime chaplain, World Relief director

The first award was given posthumously to Witt’s family in 2016, and this year’s award was presented to Major (Ret.) Frank Tucker.

Christmas is in the air… and in The Lutheran Witness!

The December issue features articles on candlelight services, Advent activities and Christmas programs, as well as a holiday gift guide for Lutherans.