The issue begins to ask questions about what the church has learned about how it can continue to witness during government shutdowns.
Encouragement and resources for reopening churches
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison encourages and suggests resources for congregations as they begin or plan for resuming in-person worship.
LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Ministry in the Epicenter of the Coronavirus Pandemic’
Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, the Rev. Dr. E. Johnson Rethinasamy presents a free webinar titled “Ministry in the Epicenter of the Coronavirus Pandemic.”
Pastoral Ed holds church worker recruitment meeting, publishes pastoral formation ‘white paper’
The measures grew out of Resolution 6-01, passed at the 2019 LCMS convention in Tampa, Fla.
‘In sickness and in health’: May ‘Lutheran Witness’
The issue explains how to keep Christ at the center of the wedding day and how Christ cares for His Bride, the church.
An unexpected visit
The Rev. Dr. Hans-Jörg Voigt recalls a visit from LCMS President Rev. Dr. John William Behnken soon after the end of World War II and the kindness of Lutherans from America and England.
Quick reference guide available for times of disaster
The easy-to-use guide offers advice on what to do before, during and after a tragedy or disaster.
Ways to show your gratitude and support for church workers
Suggestions for ways to show your gratitude and support for your pastors, teachers, church musicians, deaconesses and other church workers.
President Harrison encourages support for church workers
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison encourages congregational members to support and thank their church workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CPH offers free resources amid COVID-19 shutdown
Resources are available for congregations, families and individuals.
From the mission field – Free, online catechisms
Ceylon Evangelical Lutheran Publishing House has announced the release of downloadable, online versions of Luther’s Small Catechism in multiple languages.
Spring ‘Lutherans Engage the World’ shows Christ’s love for the hurting
Included in the issue are stories about what it looks like, as Christ’s followers, to make disciples for life.
Video: How to do family devotions
Pastor Sean Daenzer, director of Worship for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and chaplain for the LCMS International Center, shares how to do family devotions at home.
Video: An Easter devotion with President Harrison
In uncertain times, we have certain promises through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Video: ‘Caring for Pastors’
In this video presentation, Chaplain (Army Lt. Col.) Steven C. Hokana shares a word of encouragement for pastors who are struggling through the current coronavirus pandemic. The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod loves you and cares deeply about you.