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.
National Suicide Prevention Week is Sept. 5–11, and World Suicide Prevention Day is Sept. 10.
After a year of cancellations, postponements and multiple adjustments in classroom and campus life, CUS students are anticipating a more typical academic year.
In the August issue of LW, the Rev. Dr. James Baneck, executive director of the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education, explains why and how the Church Worker Recruitment Initiative will be vital to the work of the LCMS.
LCMS World Relief and Human Care Disaster Response has begun to evaluate and respond to the situation.
The organization was not able to observe its 40th anniversary last year due to the pandemic, so chose instead to commemorate the anniversary at this year’s conference.
News from LCMS universities and seminaries.
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.
Anna Young, a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Nashville, spoke about “female empowerment.”
The School Leadership Development Project (SLED) was created two decades ago to identify, encourage and prepare leaders to serve in the Synod’s early childhood, elementary and secondary schools.
The retreat consisted of three days of worship, learning and fellowship offered at no cost to participants.
The 21st convention of the LCMS Mid-South District was held July 1–3 in Memphis.
Marcus Gray, who goes professionally by the name Flame, will appear at the LCMS Youth Gathering in Houston, July 9–13, 2022.
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.”
The website will better facilitate the work of LCMS Disaster Response at both the local and national level.