New This Week

Consider a year-end ‘Together as Synod’ gift

An undesignated gift to the LCMS enhances domestic and international efforts to witness, show mercy to others and live life together as children of God.

Oldest historically black LCMS church in Mississippi destroyed by arson

The church traces its beginning to the 1930s.

Harrison receives CHI’s Distinguished Service Award

Concordia Historical Institute (CHI) hosted its 49th annual awards banquet on Nov. 10.

Ankerberg to serve as CUWAA president

Ankerberg previously served as provost of Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Ill.

BNM discusses ONM leadership, Synod convention

The LCMS Board for National Mission convened Oct. 13 and 14 in St. Louis.

New staff installed in St. Louis

In October, new staff were installed at the LCMS International Center in the areas of Pastoral Education, National Mission and Mission Advancement.

Campus clips: Border ministry, literacy, rare books

Updates from LCMS schools, universities and seminaries.

From the mission field: Blessings in Taiwan

Updates from LCMS missionaries.

November ‘LW’: A blessed existence with Christ

The November issue of ‘The Lutheran Witness’ will help you understand what God’s Word says about eternal life.

ILC elects Pohjola chair, adds new members

The International Lutheran Council (ILC) is an association of confessional Lutheran church bodies.

BIM fills vacancies, issues calls

The LCMS Board for International Mission met in St. Louis Sept. 22–23.

‘Making Disciples for Life’: Staying awake in a world asleep

The Making Disciples for Life fall conference took place Oct. 10–12 at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.

Resurrection courage: Ours in Christ

A message from the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison. president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

Support hurricane relief by purchasing needed items

More volunteers are also still needed.

COP welcomes new members

The COP also thanked outgoing COP Chairman Rev. Dr. David P. E. Maier for his service.

Synod contributors ‘blessed to be a blessing’

A new website from LCMS Mission Advancement provides information and assistance to those interested in giving back to the church via a specific planned gift or Christian estate plan.