Cheryl Magness

Managing Editor of Reporter

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Cheryl Magness is managing editor of the print and online versions of Reporter, the official newspaper of the LCMS. She has written for a variety of publications, including The Federalist, Touchstone and The Lutheran Witness, and is a contributor to the book He Restores My Soul from Emmanuel Press. She has degrees in English and music and enjoys playing piano and spending time with her family.

‘Anchored in Christ’: Finding hope during trials

The Anchored in Christ curriculum offers the hope, comfort and peace of Christ during times of disaster and other crises.

Lutherans offer Christ’s comfort after Iowa school shooting

Two LCMS congregations joined with two LCMS Recognized Service Organizations to provide Gospel hope and healing to the suffering.

Schiebel grant program supports black, inner-urban context

The grant program is funded by the Rev. Dr. William A. Schiebel Endowment.

CUS board continues work under new structure

The Concordia University System Board of Directors met Jan. 31–Feb. 1.

‘Set Apart to Serve’ establishes advisory council

The council consists of a cross-section of LCMS stakeholders who will meet approximately three times per year.

Job board connects Lutheran educators, schools

LCMS School Ministry recently launched the Lutheran Career Board as a place for LCMS schools to post open teaching positions.

From the mission field: Music education in Taiwan

Updates about LCMS mission work around the world.

Campus clips: Music, theology, basketball

Updates from LCMS day schools, universities and seminaries.

A look back: The ‘Walkout’

In observance of the 50th anniversary of Reporter, this column will include short snippets of Reporter history.

Specialized Spiritual Care conference set for May

The deadline to register is April 19.

Clinical Pastoral Education opportunity runs for 20 weeks

The deadline to apply is April 15.

Colloquy committee provides certification path for graduates of disaffirmed, discontinued programs

The new path is one outcome of Resolution 7-04B, adopted in 2023 by the 68th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

DOXOLOGY honors Yahnke, celebrates 15 years

DOXOLOGY, an LCMS Recognized Service Organization, was developed to train pastors in theologically sound strategies for caring for their own mental health as well as that of their flock. 

LCMS, ELS, WELS hold annual informal meeting

Representatives of the three church bodies met in Florida in December.

‘Set Apart to Serve’ curriculum open for school preorders

After the initial launch period for schools, the curriculum will be made available Synodwide.

Singing the Bible’s hymnal: Worship institute spotlights psalter

Registration is now open for the 2024 Institute on Liturgy, Preaching and Church Music.