Matthew Harrison

CUS think tank provides ‘whole lot to think about’

The March 31 gathering of Synod educators and other leaders is in preparation for carrying out 2013 LCMS convention Resolution 5-01A.

Harrison encourages church workers in videos

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison encourages clergymen in their preaching and urges congregations to encourage their church workers.

Entirely True; Accurately Given

This indicates that what I know to be so by faith—that is, the words of Jesus, the accounts of Jesus, His death and resurrection, and the words and works of the apostles— is entirely true and accurately given in the New Testament

Wittenberg Project to open doors for evangelism

Those involved with the project in Wittenberg, Germany, are moving steadily toward completion of this venue for Lutheran education and platform for Gospel proclamation.

COP applies ‘Koinonia Project’ to church issues

The LCMS Council of Presidents divides into groups to work through such issues each time it meets, until April 2015.

New curriculum, videos on parish nursing available

The resources from LCMS Health Ministry are provided to help congregations that want to begin a parish-nurse ministry.

Harrison talks Hobby Lobby, health care in ‘op-ed’

Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison gives reasons why Americans need to discuss issues in the U.S. Supreme Court case against the Affordable Care Act.

Board, COP set same regions for 2016 convention

Among actions at its Feb. 14 meeting, the LCMS Board of Directors approves the five regions into which LCMS districts are grouped.

Harrison shares Lenten message

In a new video, LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison recalls the words of Martin Luther — “We are beggars, this is true” — and their relevance to salvation.

Short-term missionaries needed to teach English

The Synod is seeking to place 20 short-term missionaries who can teach English as a foreign language at schools and churches overseas.

Feeding the hungry at Antsirabe blind school

See photographs from the Antsirabe blind school on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, in Madagascar. LCMS President Matthew C. Harrison visited the school, which was the recipient of an LCMS emergency grant after the Rev. Dr. Albert Collver, LCMS Director of Church Relations, learned that the children were malnourished due to budget cuts from European partners when he toured the school last October.

President Harrison visits Madagascar

See photographs of LCMS President Matthew C. Harrison as he visits a Lutheran church near Antsirabe, Madagascar, on Feb. 5, 2014. Harrison addressed the opening of the Fiangonana Loterana Malagasy synodical convention.

Ethiopian church, LCMS agree to formal discussions

Leaders of the 6 million-member Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus and the LCMS agree to future discussions about the relationship between the two church bodies.

May, Harrison call for support of Indiana marriage bill

Indiana District President Rev. Daniel May and Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison are working together to strengthen — and safeguard — traditional marriage in Indiana.

LHM’s Rose Parade float wins award

Sharing the message “Jesus Welcomes All,” the Lutheran Hour Ministries entry wins a trophy for “Most Beautiful Float 35 Feet and Under.”

650 attend 2013 grace-themed LCEF Fall Conference

Speakers address the theme “Receive His Gifts,” based on John 1:16 — “For from His fullness we have all received, grace upon grace.”