Kevin Armbrust

Director of Editorial for LCMS Communications

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Dr. Kevin Armbrust is the director of Editorial for LCMS Communications.

Finnish Lutherans fully acquitted

On March 30, the Helsinki District Court in Finland issued its decision to acquit both the Rev. Dr. Juhana Pohjola and Dr. Päivi Räsänen.

Lutherans around the world unite to support refugees

Refugees from Ukraine continue to escape to any place that will accept them.

Funds for Ukraine serve varied needs

The LCMS Office of International Mission continues to work with the Rev. Serge Maschewski, bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ukraine, to offer assistance where it is needed.

‘Let love be genuine’: More help for Ukraine

The actions of a Lutheran in Romania bear witness to the love of God in Christ Jesus.

‘The list changes daily’: Help for Ukraine

The LCMS Office of International Mission is currently working with five partner churches to help refugees from this conflict.

Rosa J. Young scholarships to support African American church work students

To honor Young’s legacy, LCEF and the LCMS Foundation have worked together to establish the Dr. Rosa J. Young Scholarship Endowment.

Biblical truth on trial in Finland

The trial, which began on Jan. 24, stems from the publication of a 2004 pamphlet upholding a biblical view of marriage and sexuality.

‘Church in a messy world’: BOD looks back on pandemic year

The LCMS Board of Directors met Aug. 26 in St. Louis.

LCMS missionaries displaced by Ethiopia flooding

The seminary of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY) in Addis Ababa was also severely damaged, and several people died.

‘To live is Christ’: Pohjola consecrated as bishop of Finnish Lutheran Church

The consecration took place amid persecution from the Finnish government stemming from Pohjola’s endorsement of a 2004 booklet written by Dr. Päivi Räsänen, a medical doctor and longstanding member of the Finnish parliament.

Hurricane Sally response and recovery: A sprint becomes a marathon

Hurricane Sally made landfall on Sept. 16 as the second major storm to hit the LCMS Southern District in a matter of weeks.

Tennessee tornadoes kill at least 24; LCMS churches not harmed

The tornadoes touched ground in Tennessee during the night and morning hours of March 2 and 3.

November ‘Witness’: State of the Synod

The November 2019 issue of “The Lutheran Witness” includes updates on the Synod’s financial situation and seven mission priorities.

October ‘Lutheran Witness’: Saints of the church

The issue includes accounts of remembered saints, saints who played prominent roles in the church but are lesser known, and saints who are still among us.

September ‘Witness’: CPH turns 150

The issue also includes a wrap-up of the 67th Regular Convention of the LCMS.

Ecclesiastical supervision committee leads important discussion

Floor Committee 10 on Ecclesiastical Supervision and Dispute Resolution presented resolutions to clarify bylaws and to thank those who have worked diligently to ensure the consistency and faithfulness of such work.