The consecration took place amid persecution from the Finnish government stemming from Pohjola’s endorsement of a 2004 booklet written by Dr. Päivi Räsänen, a medical doctor and longstanding member of the Finnish parliament.
LCMS World Relief and Human Care Disaster Response has begun to evaluate and respond to the situation.
The Rev. Dr. Christian Tiews, LCMS missionary to Germany, shares a story about how God is using Word and Sacrament to build up His church.
At its 2021 convention, the Japan Lutheran Church (JLC) made two decisions that have destroyed the scriptural basis for the longstanding relationship of altar and pulpit fellowship between the LCMS and the JLC.
The theme of the convention, held June 24–27 in Lexington, Ky., was “Running the Race; Looking to Jesus.”
In partnership with the LCMS, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Brazil recently called eight pastors to serve as alliance missionaries in the Africa and the Latin America and Caribbean regions.
The Board for International Mission met May 27–28, and the Board for National Mission met June 10–11.
The guide is a collaborative project of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, Lutheran Church—Canada and the North American Lutheran Church.
The combined Spring/Summer 2021 issue of ‘Lutherans Engage the World’ shows Lutherans continuing to love and serve their neighbors in new and nimble ways.
Project 24, which provides boarding for Kenyan children while they attend school, had to close its sites and send the children home in 2020 due to COVID-19.
The charges stem from a 2004 booklet published by Luther Foundation Finland.
For the first time, two Spanish translations of Confessional Lutheran Dogmatics — Baptism and Christology — are available in print.
Two of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s three international schools will welcome new heads of school on July 1.
The recent missionary orientation at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis included an opportunity for the new missionaries to meet with missionaries who recently ended their service.
Sacred music educator and missionary Phillip Magness recently returned from three weeks in the Republic of Congo, where he led a hymnody and liturgy workshop at Wittenberg Parish in Pointe-Noire, consulted with church leaders on future projects, and worked with the musicians at St. Augustine Lutheran Church in Brazzaville.
The conference, planned by college students for college students, is hosted each year on a different campus of the Concordia University System.