Four interviews with the Rev. William Weedon, director of Worship and International Center chaplain, on “The Liturgy of Holy Baptism” as well as eight interviews on “The Daily Prayer Offices.” These two series delve deeply into the history, practice and theology of the Church’s liturgies of Baptism and Prayer.
Rev. Glenn Merritt discusses LCMS Disaster Response and upcoming conference
Rev. Glenn Merritt, director, LCMS Disaster Response discusses the role the LCMS takes in working with local districts and congregations during times of disaster.
First-time LCMS app now available
Features include ways to locate LCMS congregations, connect via social-media outlets, stay current through Synod news sources and access streaming radio from KFUO and CLASSIC99.
Pressure Points (September 2013)
Is at least one close friendship in the congregation “critical” for pastors? The Rev. Dr. Bruce Hartung shares responses to that question.
Urgent call goes out for volunteers needed in West, Texas
Pastor Matthew Canion of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Waco, Texas is requesting volunteers for restoration projects in West, Texas, following the devastating fertilizer plant explosion in April.
Housing website offers resources, grants
The website of the Synod’s National Housing Support Corporation is a good place to start if your congregation, district or other group is interested in learning about neighborhood revitalization.
Discover how LCMS parish nurses assist with the care of congregations and their surrounding communities
Discover how LCMS parish nurses assist with the care of congregations and their surrounding communities in both body and soul. This in-depth discussion on the vocation of parish nursing includes information on how to become a parish nurse, educational programs, and the theological framework for this work of mercy in the name of Christ.
Pressure Points (August 2013)
This month’s column discusses the danger of a “pastors-only” group, and a pastor’s servant attitude.
Book explains how to share Christ with family, friends
“What They Need to Hear — Sharing Christ with Family and Friends” includes 90 letters written by the Rev. Klemet I. Preus to his elderly father-in-law, who questioned God and the Church.
Sem offers free website assistance
During the LCMS convention, technical staff from Concordia Theological Seminary will be offering free consultations on website development.
Website lists LCMS churches with Spanish worship
The website offers a number of resources for Hispanic ministry, including links to 22 LCMS congregations in 10 states that offer worship services in Spanish.
La Victoria Mercy House Grand Opening
We’re delighted to share this video from Sunday’s grand opening of the Mercy House in…
Pressure Points (July 2013)
This month’s column explores how a new pastor might best begin ministry with his first congregation.
New ‘Chapel Talks’ highlights ‘Luther’s Small Catechism’
With its focus on “Luther’s Small Catechism,” the 2013-14 edition of “Chapel Talks for Lutheran Schools” is suitable for use in a number of settings.
LCMS President’s First Post-Re-election Interview
LCMS President Matthew C. Harrison discusses his hopes for the LCMS’ future and his goals for the next triennium in his first radio interview following his 2013 re-election.