Dr. Nagel reflects on the comfort that comes from the means of grace delivering God’s promises to us in certainty. This video interview was filmed in the lovely chapel of Laclede Groves right after Easter, 2014.
Video: Castillo Fuerte – Mercy in Action
In response to Christ’s death and resurrection, Caitlin Worden and the rest of the Peruvian missionary team are caring for the otherwise neglected children in Castillo Fuerte in the slums of Lima.
Video: ‘Life Together in Community: They Are in the Image of God’
Rev. Steven Schave, director of LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, explains how this ministry works to boost revitalization efforts and spread the Gospel.
Photos, video, audio describe Nebraska tornado aftermath
Dual tornadoes pummeled Pilger, Neb., on June 16, 2014, killing one person there, injuring more than two dozen, destroying 40-50 homes, and crushing St. John Lutheran Church and its parsonage. Several LCMS members lost their homes in the storm. The LCMS made an initial $100,000 available to the LCMS Nebraska District to help in the aftermath of the storm.
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.
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.
Video: Missionary Service of Sending – 2014
The February 2014 new missionary orientation culminated in a special Service of Sending Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) International Center in St. Louis. During the service, the new missionaries received certificates of completion for LCMS Missionary Orientation, and they, their spouses and families were prayed for.
A Light in the Darkness-Typhoon Haiyan Relief
See the effects of a devastating typhoon in Leyte province, Philippines, and watch how the LCMS responds with witness, mercy and life together.
Typhoon Haiyan Update: Report from the Field
The Rev. Glenn Merritt, director of LCMS Disaster Response, reports from Tacloban City, the Philippines, that conditions remain dire 10 days after one of the strongest storms in recorded history tore through the island nation. Listen to his stark report which Merritt was able to make upon finding a clear cell signal while on his search for fuel for the vehicle carrying the LCMS relief-assessment team.
LCMS Team Heads to Philippines
In this Skype report from the Detroit airport, Deaconess Pamela Nielsen of LCMS Communications talks with two of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) disaster response team members who left Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, for the Philippines — the Rev. Ross Johnson, director of LCMS Disaster Response, and the Rev. Michael Meyer, manager of LCMS Disaster Response.
Typhoon Haiyan update with Pres. Cerdeñola
The Rev. James Cerdeñola, president of the Lutheran Church in the Philippines (LCP), shares this update in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, which wreaked havoc across the Philippines on Friday, Nov. 8. Rev. Cerdeñola has been in contact with LCP officials, Mindanao District officers, as well as the local ALERT team (Active Lutherans Emergency Response Team) as they mobilize in the Philippines to extend the mercy of Christ.
The Impact of LCMS Servant Events
For more than 30 years, thousands of Lutheran youth have participated in LCMS Servant Events, learning that serving others can make a difference because of Jesus Christ. LCMS Servant Events equip God’s people to grow in their faith through serving, sharing Christ and developing relationships.
KSDK-TV interviews LCMS president about Typhoon Haiyan
KSDK-TV interviews LCMS president, LCMS Disaster Response co-director about Typhoon Haiyan
Video tells of mercy after 2010 Chile quake
Lutherans, including LCMS donors, have made it possible for the Synod’s small partner church in Chile to provide mercy to many people affected by one of the strongest earthquakes on record.
La Victoria Mercy House Grand Opening
We’re delighted to share this video from Sunday’s grand opening of the Mercy House in La Victoria, Lima, Peru. The Rev. Mark Eisold, an LCMS career missionary in Peru, said he is thankful for “people like you in the United…
Harrison addresses suffering in Holy Week video
In a video for Holy Week 2013, Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison says that with suffering — including the “degradation” Christ suffered through His Passion and death –- “God is doing exactly what He planned.”