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Hope Amid the Rubble

After an earthquake, LCMS Disaster Response is working with local Lutheran ministries to offer hope and help in Haiti.

From Field to Field

Whether in Mexico or New Orleans, the Rev. Andrew Schlund continues to preach the Word and administer the Sacraments to his flock.

Q&A with Deaconess Tiffany Manor, Director of LCMS Life Ministry

Since becoming a deaconess in 2012, Tiffany Manor has served in a variety of ways. Now, she’s speaking up for the most vulnerable as director of LCMS Life Ministry.

A Word of Encouragement from the LCMS President

Pastors and commissioned workers, we love you. More importantly, our Lord loves you and your blessed work. God’s people, take care of your pastors, teachers and workers

‘To Live Is Christ’

The Evangelical Lutheran Mission Diocese of Finland stands firm on the Word of God, despite opposition and persecution.

The ‘Constant Job’ of Caring

From South Carolina to Alaska, deaconesses support their churches or organizations by caring for the physical and spiritual needs of others.

Drawn to the Tree

Just as He did for Zacchaeus, Jesus finds and grasps us lost sinners in His divine grace.

Synod Launches ‘Set Apart to Serve’ Initiative

The LCMS Office of Pastoral Education seeks to encourage the formation of future church workers across the Synod, in every congregation, school and home.

Huddled in Houston

Youth workers and youth gathered in Houston in July for a joint National21 and YouthLead conference.

Called Up to Serve

In a Wisconsin congregation, a pastor and his people prepare for a year of separation due to a military deployment.

Pandemics Don’t Stop Disasters — or the Church’s Response

Natural disasters were not slowed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and neither was the work of LCMS World Relief and Human Care Disaster Response.

Q&A with the Rev. Scot Kerns, Montana State Representative

Pastor, Air Force chaplain and now member of the Montana House of Representatives. The Rev. Scot Kerns has worn many hats since graduating from Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, in 2013.

Waiting for the End

The Word of God gives joyful freedom as the faithful wait for ‘the end of all things.’

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