The “Gathering App” — an electronic mobile application for the 2013 National LCMS Youth Gathering — is now available for download.
James H. Heine, director of News and Information for LCMS Communications since 2010, announces his retirement, effective May 1.
“You’re here today because our church has said, ‘We’re not giving up on rural America,’ ” says Missouri District President Rev. Ray Mirly at the installation of the Rev. Todd Kollbaum, new director of Rural and Small Town Mission.
In an Easter video greeting, Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison shares the message of St. Paul in 1 Cor. 15, “this wonderful chapter on what the Resurrection means for us.”
Lutheran Housing Support — the Synod’s housing ministry — breaks ground for two model homes in College Hill, a struggling St. Louis neighborhood.
LCMS leaders say the national Synod continues to improve its financial position, with recent statements showing a $6 million increase in total unrestricted net assets since 2010.
Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison expresses concerns about a possible policy change to end the Boy Scouts of America’s ban on openly gay scouts and leaders.
Registration opens April 1 for the 2013 National LCMS Rural and Small Town Mission Conference, Oct. 31-Nov. 2 in Kansas City, Mo.
The Missouri Synod and Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, Baltimore, provide resources and opportunities for LCMS Lutherans to help end human trafficking.
With Dr. Bruce Hartung Responding to previous columns, a spate of communications from readers has taken up the issue of accountability of pastors. In many cases, these communications have been expressions of pain, bewilderment, upset and an ger. Their…
In a video for Holy Week 2013, Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison says that with suffering — including the “degradation” Christ suffered through His Passion and death –- “God is doing exactly what He planned.”
“PRAY2013” — a synodwide event designed to bring LCMS Lutherans together to pray for a variety of topics — is planned for April 18-19 in St. Louis.
Time is drawing short to submit entries to the first “Picture-Your-Pastor” Contest sponsored by Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.
Dr. Richard Bimler says his latest book, “Joyfully Aging: A Christian’s Guide,” released last summer by Concordia Publishing House, is intended to help people “celebrate the gift of aging.”
William D. Cochran, director of LCMS School Ministry, will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Mich., in May and plans to retire June 30.