Ethnic Ministry

Grafting Hispanic Roots on the Lutheran Tree

Satan tried to stop the Gospel from spreading among the Hispanic population of rural Sheboygan, Wis., but thanks be to God, he failed.

TimeLine Newsletter – First Quarter 2016

The first quarter 2016 edition of Black Ministry’s TimeLine newsletter celebrates and reflects on 100-plus years of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod sharing the Gospel in Alabama.

10 Questions with the Rev. Dr. Allan Buckman

The Rev. Dr. Allan Buckman, chairman of Christian Friends of New Americans, talks about how this Recognized Service Organization seeks to serve and connect incoming refugees in the St. Louis area with local Lutheran churches.

Convivencia: Multiethnic Ministry in Arkansas

Salem Lutheran Church in Springdale, Ark., holds a monthly bilingual worship service for its Hispanic congregation — Iglesia Luterana Cristo Para Todos, or Christ for All Lutheran Church.

Multiethnic Symposium set for Jan. 26-27

“Communities of Hope: One Community in Christ” — hosted by Concordia Seminary, St. Louis — will explore how the church can become truly multiethnic.

TimeLine Newsletter – Fourth Quarter 2015

The fourth quarter edition of LCMS Black Ministry’s TimeLine newsletter focuses on how congregations involved in African-American and ethnic ministries are reaching out to their communities.

TimeLine Newsletter – Third Quarter 2015

The third quarter edition of LCMS Black Ministry’s TimeLine newsletter focuses on Rosa Jinsey Young, the young woman who grew up in Wilcox County, Ala., and left a legacy of faith, family and serving others.

KFUO Audio: His Time – Fifth National Hispanic Convention in Tampa, Fla., on July 28-31

In this interview, Dr. Leopold Sanchez talks about the upcoming Fifth National Hispanic Convention in Tampa, Fla., July 28-31. Dr. Sanchez is the director of the Center for Hispanic Studies in the Werner R.H. and Elizabeth Ringger Krause Chair for Hispanic Ministries and associate professor of Systemic Theology, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Mo.

TimeLine Newsletter – Second Quarter 2015

LCMS Black Ministry is proud to announce the timely re-launch of its quarterly newsletter, TimeLine, starting with this second quarter 2015 issue.

U.S. Church Planting: A New Initiative for the LCMS

The LCMS is in the beginning stages of creating a church-planting initiative to help districts, circuits and congregations.

Sánchez asks delegates, ‘Who are you wearing?’

The Rev. Dr. Leopoldo Sánchez of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, reminds delegates, “It is in our Baptism that we truly learn anew who we are before God and before one another.”

National Mercy Grant African Immigrants and a New Foundation

Upon arriving in America, immigrants often experience a flood of emotional and spiritual upheaval. Through a mission called French African Immigrant Mercy and Evangelism (FAIME), refugees receive Bible and catechism education, job-training classes and housing as they adjust to life in America. A Congo native, the Rev. Kasongo Gui delivers God’s Word of hope to African immigrants, in as many as five languages in Milwaukee, Wis.