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CPH offers modern translation of Johann Gerhard's prayers

New from Concordia Publishing House is Meditations on Divine Mercy, a contemporary translation of Johann Gerhard’s Daily Exercise of Piety, a collection of more than 40 prayers written in the early 1600s to comfort people as they faced the problems…

December Letters

Praying in Jesus’ name Regarding my decision to pray in Jesus’ name at the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors meeting (“Letters,” Oct. ’03): I am concerned that some Christian leaders believe that keeping the right and left kingdoms separate…

Directors adopt funding policy 'in principle'

Dec. 1, 2003 — The Synod’s Board of Directors has adopted in principle a policy intended to increase the amount of contributions forwarded to the Synod’s national budget by its 35 districts. The Board plans to ask next summer’s Synod…

Board declares 8 CCM opinions 'of no effect'

By David L. Mahsman The Synod’s Board of Directors has taken issue with eight opinions rendered by the Commission on Constitutional Matters (CCM) and declared them to be “of no effect.” Five of the opinions define limits to the Board’s…

Missions reduces 12 director posts to four

In an attempt to further streamline its administrative structure — matching staffing needs to its new strategic plan — LCMS World Mission has eliminated a dozen area-director positions and is replacing them with “regional directors” for four world areas. Eliminated,…