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.

Commentary: ‘Life and breath and everything’

The Rev. Dr. Greg Seltz, executive director of the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty, reflects on the significance of the annual March for Life.

New Journal of Lutheran Mission considers ‘worldwide’ Lutheranism

The December 2017 issue is now available for free download.

Lutheran Mission Matters publishes 50th issue

The Reformation-themed issue considers the past, present and future of Lutheran mission.

Shortened Luther movie now on Netflix

A one-hour version of “Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World” will be available for two years on the streaming service.

Concordia Historical Institute recognizes excellence in Lutheran history publications

Thirteen awards in six categories were presented at the awards banquet in November.

LCMS pastor’s wife wins $2,000 on ‘Jeopardy!’

Amanda Barlau, an avid fan of the program, is also a church musician and teacher.

LCEF recognizes those who ‘love boldly’

The LCEF Fall Leadership Conference was held Nov. 17-19 in New Orleans.

Nominations begin under 2016 bylaw changes

Convention delegates in 2016 adopted resolutions regarding district convention attendance and geographical region requirements for board members.

Winter ‘Engage’ focuses on mercy

The latest issue features stories on mercy work in Boston, Texas, Peru and beyond.

January ‘Lutheran Witness’ explores digital technology in Christian life

The issue also debuts a new monthly column by Gene Edward Veith.

Official Notice: Convention Reports and Overtures

The deadline for the submission of reports and overtures to the 2019 convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is March 2, 2019.

Positions (Jan. 2018)

Positions are available with the Concordia University System.

Official notice: requests for reinstatement (Jan. 2018)

A listing of those who have applied for reinstatement to LCMS rosters.

Official notice: colloquies (Jan. 2018)

A listing of those who have completed — or submitted applications for — teacher or pastor colloquies in the Synod.

Items wanted, available (Jan. 2018)

Wanted this month are handbells and Luther’s Works; please see complete notice for long list of items available.