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.

Register now for Disaster Response conference

The 2023 conference will be held in St. Louis Sept. 6–8 under the theme “Walking Together in Disaster Response.”

Learn about church work programs at LCMS universities

Set Apart to Serve has prepared webpages with information about how the church is meeting the need for church workers through its educational institutions. 

Learn more about our Concordia universities

In preparation for the upcoming Synod convention, a new webpage provides relevant information in one place.

National Mission installs managing directors

The directors will oversee the areas of Human Care and Ministerial Support; Church Planting, Renewal and Support; and Congregations and Districts for the LCMS Office of National Mission.

Follow convention news in Milwaukee or at home

Here are all the ways to keep up with convention proceedings no matter where you are.

‘A sight to behold’: Floor committees meet in St. Louis

Floor Committees gathered at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis June 9–12 to begin their service for the 2023 Synod convention.

Harrison elected to fifth term as LCMS president

The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison has served as LCMS president since 2010.

Campus clips: Service, study and a baptism

Updates from LCMS day schools, universities and seminaries.

From the mission field: Church and school partnership

Unlike public schools in the U.S., Dominican schools are welcoming of Christian education.

LCMS National Offering: Christ crucified for all people

The goal of the 2023–2026 LCMS National Offering is to produce meaningful Lutheran resources in other languages so that all may read, hear and speak the Good News of Christ crucified.

Connect with ‘Set Apart to Serve’ at convention

Set Apart to Serve, the LCMS church work recruitment initiative, will have a significant and visible presence at this summer’s Synod convention in Milwaukee.

Synod pledges support for confessional Lutherans in Australia

Faithful Lutherans in Australia signed a “Letter of Confession” holding to Holy Scripture and rejecting women’s ordination.

Synod celebrates missionaries entering, returning from field

The Day of Thanksgiving took place May 5 at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.

‘We preach Christ crucified’: Convention Bible study

The free, downloadable study is about the importance of keeping the Gospel front and center in all we do as the church.

Walking away: Concordia University Texas holds to ‘ill-advised course’

On Nov. 8, 2022, the Concordia University Texas Board of Regents voted to separate CTX from Synod governance.

CTCR appoints Lehenbauer to fourth term

The LCMS Commission on Theology and Church Relations met April 13–14 in St. Louis.