Campus clips: Tours and more

Updates from LCMS universities and seminaries.

From the mission field: A sea of children

Almost 200 children from the community of Palmar Arriba, Dominican Republic, took part in a week-long vacation Bible school in 2021.

Funds for Ukraine serve varied needs

The LCMS Office of International Mission continues to work with the Rev. Serge Maschewski, bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ukraine, to offer assistance where it is needed.

March ‘Witness’: The deadly sin of sloth

The March issue of The Lutheran Witness digs into acedia, the Greek word for sloth, as this spiritual malady has often been called.

Campus leaders discuss church work recruitment

The Church Work Directors Conference was convened Jan. 31–Feb. 1 by the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education as a part of its Set Apart to Serve initiative,

‘Let love be genuine’: More help for Ukraine

The actions of a Lutheran in Romania bear witness to the love of God in Christ Jesus.

‘A march behind the cross’: Lutherans advocate, teach, care for life

In addition to advocating for life and teaching all generations about the sanctity of human life, the LCMS remains dedicated to supporting families in need after the birth of a child.

KFUO, School Ministry welcome new staff

Alan Freeman, associate director of LCMS School Ministry, and the Rev. Doug Griebenaw, mission advocate for KFUO Radio, were installed at the LCMS International Center on Feb. 10.

‘The list changes daily’: Help for Ukraine

The LCMS Office of International Mission is currently working with five partner churches to help refugees from this conflict.

MDFL conference points to solid rock of Jesus

The conference, titled “The Rock in Shifting Sands,” was held Jan. 10–12 at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.

Southern Illinois elects Scharr to fourth term

The LCMS Southern Illinois District held its 59th convention Feb. 3–5 under the theme “One Foundation.”

The end of ‘comfortable’ Christianity

Probably not in this generation, but maybe in the next, Christians in America will likely have to stand before the courts like our fellow Lutherans in Finland.

Kaleidoscope Fund grants available for K–8 schools

The deadline to submit an application is June 1.

Bertsch elected to second term in North Dakota

The LCMS North Dakota District held its convention Jan. 23–26 in Fargo, N.D.

DCEs gather to learn, connect and share their faith

The National Association of Directors of Christian Education held its biannual conference Jan. 12–14 in Fort Collins, Colo.

One God, one path — February ‘Witness’

The February issue of The Lutheran Witness explores the teachings of various world religions and contrasts them with the one true faith.