Before beginning any discussion of war, we need to fix our eyes firmly on Jesus.
Wolter honored as ‘chaplain of the year’
The Rev. (Lt. Col.) Derek M. Wolter has been named 2021 Chaplain of the Year by the U.S. Air National Guard.
Todd promoted to chief of chaplains
Chaplain Gregory Todd was promoted to chief of chaplains for the U.S. Navy on May 16 in Washington, D.C.
Mission board gets uplifting overseas reports
The LCMS Board for International Mission met Sept. 23 and 24 in St. Louis.
‘Adopt’ a chaplain
The “Adopt-a-Chap” program connects LCMS congregations with the Synod’s Ministry to the Armed Forces by matching LCMS chaplains with those who wish to encourage them.
LCMS mission boards hold first in-person meetings in more than a year
The Board for International Mission met May 27–28, and the Board for National Mission met June 10–11.
Christ on the front lines: Remembering the fallen
For countless active military members, veterans and their families and friends, Memorial Day is an everyday reality.
LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces
Follow our LCMS chaplains as they bring the Gospel of Christ and speak life into circumstances of death and hardship, whether on land, sea or air.
Gard to retire from Concordia University Chicago in 2019
Gard, the 11th person to have served the university as president since its founding in 1864, became president in 2014.
Nuckols to direct Pastoral Care Advisory Team for the U.S. Army Chief of Chaplains
After serving as pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Austin, Texas, for 15 years, Nuckols — an LCMS reserve chaplain — has been called into active duty.
LCMS Chaplain Gregory Todd promoted to rear admiral in Washington, D.C.
After a rigorous review and selection process, LCMS Chaplain Gregory Todd has been promoted to the rank of rear admiral (lower half) and will now serve as deputy chief of Navy chaplains and chaplain of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Boards and Business – International, National Mission hold regular meetings
The LCMS Board for International Mission met May 30–31, and the LCMS Board for National Mission met June 14–15 in St. Louis.
Resources available to help churches celebrate Armed Forces Sunday
The resources may be used on Armed Forces Sunday, Memorial Day Sunday, Independence Day weekend, Veterans Day or an alternate date.
‘Melvin Witt Award’ honors memory of longtime chaplain, World Relief director
The first award was given posthumously to Witt’s family in 2016, and this year’s award was presented to Major (Ret.) Frank Tucker.
Defense Secretary Mattis: DoD/DHS panel will review president’s transgender guidance
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis says he will delay implementing President Trump’s military transgender policy pending further review.
KFUO Audio: Religious freedom in the U.S. military
Roger Drinnon, a U.S. Air Force veteran and LCMS Director of Editorial Services and Media Relations, joined Worldwide KFUO’s Kip Allen during a “Free to be Faithful” program to discuss religious freedom in the U.S. military.