The milestone was reached with JILM’s recent gift of $40,000 for LCMS mission and ministry work in Sri Lanka, Russia and Romania.
During the COVID-19 shutdown, the Synod’s institutions of higher learning are looking for ways to help while following government-imposed safety mandates.
During the 2019 Lutheran Church Extension Fund Leadership Conference, speakers from a wide range of disciplines shared ideas for sparking creativity and innovation within the church, in work and in life.
By working with people with disabilities alongside their families, communities and employers, Bethesda aims to raise the percentage of individuals with disabilities in the workforce and make the case to employers for accommodating and hiring employees with disabilities.
The Rev. William Weedon, International Center chaplain and director of LCMS Worship, has served in the dual position since its inception in 2012.
The new edition expands the program’s usefulness to Spanish-speaking congregations, pastors and laypeople in both the United States and abroad.
The film is engaging and technically superb, but Christian parents may have concerns about its “follow your heart” theme.
The resource contains 44 worship outlines, along with opening and closing services, for Lutheran school chapel.
“Aladdin” is one of the better recent Disney live-action remakes, but it is still silver next to gold when compared to the 1992 animated film.
With its themes of sacrifice and failure, “Avengers: Endgame” offers much for Christian viewers to think about.