The LCMS Board of Directors met Aug. 26 in St. Louis.
The seminary of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY) in Addis Ababa was also severely damaged, and several people died.
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 made landfall on Sept. 16 as the second major storm to hit the LCMS Southern District in a matter of weeks.
The tornadoes touched ground in Tennessee during the night and morning hours of March 2 and 3.
The February Lutheran Witness focuses on preaching and God’s Word, under the theme “Hearing and Believing.”
The January issue of The Lutheran Witness explores the biblical and Lutheran definition of “grace.”
The Lutheran Witness examines the arts of Christmas in its December issue, “We wish to see Jesus.”
The November 2019 issue of “The Lutheran Witness” includes updates on the Synod’s financial situation and seven mission priorities.
The November Lutheran Witness offers a look into the “State of the Synod” in 2019.
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.
The Lutheran Witness celebrates saints in its October issue, “The Communion of Saints, the Forgiveness of Sins.”
In its September issue, The Lutheran Witness celebrates CPH’s 150 years of “steadfast and faithful” publishing.
Christ gives us joy even in a world of sin and pain. August’s LW explores the theme “Joy:fully Lutheran.”
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.