The collapse of Christianity in the West and the ramifications of America’s changing demographics are among topics presented during the LCMS Mission Summit.
In their second appearance at the convention, the Theology and Church Relations Floor Committee presents three resolutions, all of which are adopted.
Begun by mission efforts of the LCMS in 1980, the Eglise Luthérienne du Togo (the Lutheran Church of Togo) has more than 30 congregations and preaching stations and 5,221 baptized members.
The Rev. Alexey Streltsov, rector of Lutheran Theological Seminary in the Siberian Evangelical Lutheran Church, preaches to convention attendees.
“Luther bases the entire structure of Lutheran church government on the word ‘visitation,’” the Synod president said from the convention floor.
In their first convention appearance, the Theology and Church Relations floor committee presents six resolutions — five of which are adopted.
Delegates sing the Doxology to celebrate a new partnership between the LCMS and the SELC.
Delegates sing the Doxology to celebrate a new partnership between the LCMS and the ELCL.
Despite the difficult circumstances in which the Liberian church leader found himself years ago, he said “Evil will never triumph over good. I am a witness to the goodness of God.”