Word and Sacrament: The marks of the church

The true “marks” of the church are evident to all and provide sufficient grounds to identify the presence of true fellowship.

‘Profound unity and purpose’ in Kenya

In September, representatives from the LCMS gathered in Kisumu, Kenya, with representatives from 34 of the Synod’s partner churches to discuss the work of the confessional Lutheran church around the world.

Youth Ministry shares findings of Gathering participant poll

Youth Gathering participants have taken the poll at every Gathering since the first one in 1980.

Bernhard M. Seter scholarship to support church work students in Africa

Recipients of the scholarship must be studying to become Lutheran pastors, deaconesses or Christian evangelists serving in Africa LCMS partner churches.

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.

Concordia Plans restructures to strengthen focus on workers

The new structure more closely connects all organizational units that directly interact with CPS customers.

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.