Starting July 1, Paula Schlueter Ross becomes managing editor, succeeding Joe Isenhower Jr.
Baton passes for ‘Lutheran Witness’ managing editor
“Lutheran Witness” Managing Editor Adriane Heins moves on and is succeeded by Rachel Bomberger of Kent City, Mich.
New ‘Kids in the Divine Service’ released for families
A series of bulletin inserts in PDF format, largely organized by seasons of the church year — is free from the LCMS website.
Reformation Relevance: Good works flow from forgiveness
Martin Luther’s emphasis on the biblical Gospel of free forgiveness through faith in Christ, apart from works, is presented in his 1520 “Treatise on Good Works.”
Seltz to direct Synod’s new Washington office
Lutheran Hour Speaker Rev. Dr. Gregory P. Seltz officially accepts the call to be the first executive director of the Synod’s new Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty in Washington, D.C.
ADF’s Campbell to discuss hate June 21 on KFUO
Jim Campbell, senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, is set to discuss the topic with moderator Kip Allen on Worldwide KFUO’s “Free to be Faithful” broadcast.
June 21 youth webinar topic: dealing with lure of pornography
The free webinar, “Porn to Love: Ministering to Teens Dealing with the Lure of Pornography,” will be presented by DCE Grant Carey of Concordia University Texas.
CUC team develops Biblical Greek learning app
Concordia University Chicago’s new “Greek Verb Parsing” app was developed by students and faculty.
2019 Youth Gathering Theme: ‘Real. Present. God.’
The July 11-15, 2019, event in Minneapolis will reflect the theme based on Psalm 46.
‘Now is the time’ for Gambia mission
Native Gambian Rev. Dr. John Loum is called to part-time missionary service in a partnership between the Synod and Concordia Seminary.
Chinese mission society announces Aug. 4-7 seminar
The Evangelical Lutheran Mission Society for the Chinese will hold its Fourth Annual Chinese Seminar on Holy Scripture and Luther’s Small Catechism in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Seminaries offer summer workshops
Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, and Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., are offering faculty-led summer workshops in various locations nationwide.
Concordia Seminary releases book on Luther’s writings
“The Way of Concord: From Historic Text to Contemporary Witness” by the Rev. Dr. Robert Kolb, at right, is intended to deepen understanding of “The Book of Concord.”
In the June/July ‘Witness’
This issue of “The Lutheran Witness” explores suffering, dying, death and comfort in light of Christ and His cross.
‘Boards and Business’ — LCMS Board of Directors
Actions at the Board’s May 19-20 meeting in St. Louis include adoption of a prudent, lean Synod budget, contingent on further expense reductions.
Project aims to improve technology at Milwaukee school
The “crowdfunding” project is accepting donations of $1 or more through June 16.