Life Ministry

2017 Life Conference registration opens

Life, from beginning to natural end — a 360-degree look — is the focus of the Synod’s 2017 Life Conference, Jan. 27-29 in Arlington, Va.

KFUO Audio: Interview with Rev. Jeffrey Dock about Options for Women

KFUO Radio’s Andy Bates and Rev. Jeffrey Dock – pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Louisiana, Mo., and president of Options for Women – discuss the new pregnancy resource center in Bowling Green, Mo. The center, which opened on May 2, serves Bowling Green and surrounding counties in northeast Missouri.

KFUO Audio: Interview with Missouri Senator Kurt Schaefer about Sanctity of Life Committee

KFUO Radio’s Andy Bates talks with Missouri Senator Kurt Schaefer about the recent work of the Senate Sanctity of Life Committee, particularly the investigation of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region. Schaefer is a Republican member of the Missouri Senate, and he represents the 19th District (Boon and Cooper counties).

KFUO Audio: Interview about Mercy Medical Team event in Philadelphia in August 2016

KFUO Radio’s Andy Bates talks with Deaconess Melissa DeGroot and Tracy Quaethem, manager, LCMS Life and Health Ministries, about the domestic Mercy Medical Team event scheduled for Aug. 25-29, 2016, in Philadelphia, Pa.

Controversial but not Complicated

It is not that we believe that freedom of religion overrules freedom of speech, but rather we believe that religious institutions ought to remain faithful to their beliefs.

The Church and Mental Health Workshop Audio Presentations

These audio presentations were recorded on Saturday, April 9, LCMS Life Ministry hosted a one-day symposium at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Workshop explores Church’s response to mental illness

More than 100 people attend LCMS Life Ministry’s “The Church and Mental Health” workshop April 9 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

LCMS Life Ministry — Spring 2016 newsletter

In the spring 2016 issue Notes for Life, LCMS Life Ministry provides insight and encouragement into how Christians should join the battlegrounds for life, each one suited with the whole armor of God (Ephesians 6) to fight against the devil’s attacks.

KFUO Audio: Interview about 2017 LCMS Life Conference

KFUO Radio’s Andy Bates talks with Stephanie Neugebauer, director, LCMS Life and Health Ministries, about the 2017 LCMS Life Conference to be held January 27-29 in Washington, D.C.

Mercy Medical Teams: Balm for the Body, Encouragement for the Soul

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod sends Mercy Medical Teams (MMT) — comprised of medical personnel, clergy and hardworking laypeople from the United States — to provide medical care to people living in remote areas of the world.

Miscarriage – Comfort in a Time of Loss

This short item is a significant statement by Luther regarding the fate of children who die before they can be baptized.

KFUO Audio: Interview about LCMS Mercy Medical Teams

KFUO Radio host Andy Bates talks with Tracy Quaethem and volunteers about LCMS Mercy Medical Teams. Quaethem, of LCMS Life and Health Ministries, shares details about the program, and past participants share personal stories from serving in Madagascar, Kenya and other underserved regions.

KFUO Audio: Interview recap of March for Life, Walk for Life West Coast

KFUO Radio host Andy Bates talks with Katie Schuermann, Tracy Quaethem, Peter Slayton and Rev. Marcus Zill to discuss the recent March for Life in Washington, D.C., and the Walk for Life West Coast event in San Francisco.

KFUO Audio: Interview about ‘The Church and Mental Health Workshop’ at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, April 9

KFUO Radio host Andy Bates talks with Rev. Todd Peperkorn, pastor of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Rocklin, Calif., and Stephanie Neugebauer, director, LCMS Life and Health Ministries, about “The Church and Mental Health Workshop” at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, on Saturday, April 9.

Synod to sponsor free workshop on mental illness

“The Church and Mental Health” is planned for Saturday, April 9, at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.