Reporter Supplements

‘Reporter’ supplement: ‘Life Together with President Harrison’ – July 2022

This supplement includes an article from LCMS President Harrison about the dangers facing young people today plus research from LCMS Youth Ministry about how to retain youth in the church and help them thrive as they go through life’s transitions.

‘Reporter’ supplement: ‘Life Together with President Harrison’ – April 2022

This supplement features information about the 175th anniversary of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, including a brief history of the LCMS by Rev. Cameron MacKenzie.

‘Reporter’ supplement: ‘Life Together with President Harrison’ – February 2022

This supplement includes an interview with the Rev. Sawyer Meyers, a church re-planter, and a conversation with Bishop Juhana Pohjola of the Evangelical Lutheran Mission Diocese of Finland.

‘Reporter’ supplement: ‘Life Together with President Harrison’ – December 2021

This supplement is the first of a series titled “Life Together with President Harrison.” Additional installments are planned for 2022.

‘Reporter’ supplement: Pastoral Education – Are Pastors Really Necessary?

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.

‘Reporter’ supplement: Pastoral Education – The truth of Christ is that important

The March 2020 supplement to the “Reporter” highlights the importance of pastoral formation in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

‘Reporter’ Supplement: Global Seminary Initiative – We’re all in this together

In a supplement to the February 2020 “Reporter,” learn how The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Global Seminary Initiative transforms the lives and futures of LCMS partner churches and the pastors who serve them.

‘Reporter’ Supplement: Church worker wellness

The January 2019 supplement to the Reporter highlights how The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is focused on church worker wellness.

‘Reporter’ Supplement: You get to tell them — share the Gospel at home and worldwide

In a supplement to the November 2018 Reporter, the LCMS Offices of International and National Mission highlight opportunities to share the Gospel in your backyard, across the country and around the world.

‘Reporter’ Supplement: Faithful to the Word of God

In a supplement to the October 2018 Reporter, LCMS Pastoral Education highlights Preach the Word (PTW), a post-seminary continuing-education initiative out of the LCMS Office of the President.

‘Reporter’ Supplement: The transition is real: The pastor’s journey from seminary to first call

The September 2018 “Reporter” supplement from LCMS Pastoral Education highlights the pastor’s (and his wife’s) transition from seminary to first call.

‘Reporter’ Supplement: What kind of pastor do you want for your children and grandchildren?

From the font to the classroom and beyond, pastoral formation is a lifelong endeavor. It takes all hands on deck, both on and o the seminary campus, to form a pastor.

‘Reporter’ Supplement: It’s Time to Plant

A March 2018 Supplement to the Reporter highlights the Mission Field:USA, an LCMS Office of National Mission initiative to develop partnerships between struggling inner-city and rural congregations and healthy congregations that desire to help these ministries restart.

Reporter Supplement: Eyes of Life

A Supplement to the Reporter highlights Eyes of Life, an initiative of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod to boldly give voice to what millions of others believe as well: that all life, from conception to natural death, is sacred, valued and a gift from God.

Reporter Supplement: Preach the Word program assists LCMS pastors in preaching

A Supplement to the Reporter highlights the Preach the Word program, which is designed to assist the pastors of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod as they proclaim the saving Gospel of Jesus Christ to their congregations and communities.

Reporter Supplement: PALS makes a difference

The September 2017 Supplement to the Reporter illustrates how the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education responds to the stated need and mandate for faithful and excellent pastors.