From the Mission Field – April 2018

Updates about LCMS mission work around the world.

Warehouse fire destroys 1.5 million copies of GOOD NEWS magazine

The magazine is published in 20 languages through the Concordia Mission Society and read in over 100 countries.

‘Journal of Lutheran Mission’ considers Reformation’s impact

The August issue includes essays from the Sixth World Seminaries Conference.

Only the Christian’s Left Foot Remains in the Grave

What joy is ours as resurrection people to participate is Christ’s own great mission of seeking, finding and saving the lost!

Registration opens Feb. 1 for LWML convention in Albuquerque

The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League gears up to celebrate its 75th anniversary at the June 22-25, 2017, convention.

Gen. John Vessey Jr. was mission leader, Joint Chiefs chairman

Vessey died of natural causes Aug. 18 in North Oaks, Minn., surrounded by family, at the age of 94.

LWML accepting applications for mission grants

Mission grant proposals for consideration at the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League’s 2017 convention may be submitted through Sept. 30.

Helping the Right Way

The most well-intentioned gifts, given in the wrong way, often end up hurting the recipient, the community, and the local church.

Synod debuts new mission-project catalog

The online catalog provides information about specific national and international mission projects open to receiving special gifts and offerings.

‘Beautiful Feet’ conference registrations due Oct. 12

The Beautiful Feet Mission Conference — a gathering for mission-minded college students — is set for Nov. 12-14 at Concordia University, Nebraska, in Seward, Neb.

New mission journal focuses on Reformation

The edition contains papers presented at the second International Conference on Confessional Leadership this past spring in Wittenberg, Germany.

LWML exceeds record $1.83 million mission goal

Lutheran women contribute more than $19,000 over the auxiliary’s goal for mission projects in 2013-15.

New ‘Journal’ discusses Christ’s mercy in disasters

The February edition of the “Journal of Lutheran Mission” includes papers presented at the LCMS International Disaster Conference last September.

Commentary: Why Christians should ditch monuments for messages

Instead of hoping that people will come inside your church, set up healing stations on the sidewalk, set out food and coffee for passers-by, set up large screens and speakers.

Mission Summit explores changing face of Christianity

The collapse of Christianity in the West and the ramifications of America’s changing demographics are among topics presented during the LCMS Mission Summit.

Synod, Tanzania Lutherans Partner to Spread Gospel

Partnership between Synod, Tanzania Lutherans and seminary brings Gospel to tens of thousands and bolsters theological education.