In a supplement to the September 2021 “Reporter,” LCMS Pastoral Education addresses the question of whether pastors are necessary, introduces the new Church Worker Recruitment Initiative and shows how you support our seminaries through the Synod.
The session was geared toward preparing the missionaries for the first part of their work: visiting congregations and building a network of support.
The seminary of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY) in Addis Ababa was also severely damaged, and several people died.
The consecration took place amid persecution from the Finnish government stemming from Pohjola’s endorsement of a 2004 booklet written by Dr. Päivi Räsänen, a medical doctor and longstanding member of the Finnish parliament.
The Rev. Dr. Christian Tiews, LCMS missionary to Germany, shares a story about how God is using Word and Sacrament to build up His church.
The combined Spring/Summer 2021 issue of ‘Lutherans Engage the World’ shows Lutherans continuing to love and serve their neighbors in new and nimble ways.
Project 24, which provides boarding for Kenyan children while they attend school, had to close its sites and send the children home in 2020 due to COVID-19.
For the first time, two Spanish translations of Confessional Lutheran Dogmatics — Baptism and Christology — are available in print.
Sacred music educator and missionary Phillip Magness recently returned from three weeks in the Republic of Congo, where he led a hymnody and liturgy workshop at Wittenberg Parish in Pointe-Noire, consulted with church leaders on future projects, and worked with the musicians at St. Augustine Lutheran Church in Brazzaville.
The Lutheran Mission in Africa—Synod of a Thousand Hills is a young Lutheran church body that began in Rwanda about six years ago.
The online resource provides interactive programming so that individuals, families and groups can “learn, sing, eat and pray with missionaries and local church members” around the world without ever leaving home.
The challenges of COVID-19 have not slowed the steady stream of new pastoral candidates flowing from Concordia the Reformer Seminary in Palmar Arriba, Dominican Republic.