Adrian, a vicar from the seminary in Buenas Aires Argentina, goes over the order of worship for a Saturday evening service in the mission congregation at Salta, Argentina before going to the front to read the scripture lessons. Adrian is learning from David Theys, an LCMS World Mission Ablaze Alliance missionary, while serving the small [...]
“Do you think we’ve covered everything?” asked the Recruitment Services staff of LCMS World Mission. New missionaries’ heads nodded across the room in response. The missionaries had completed the first week of training and orientation. From May 31 to June 10, a group of 28 new servants gathered at Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Ill., [...]
Learn + Pray + Give + Tell + Send + Go + Celebrate You get off the plane in Chicago, head for the baggage claim, and see someone holding a sign: LCMS Missionaries. You collect your bag, take a deep breath, and move toward the sign. You are a new missionary. You are excited, nervous, [...]
Audio interview with Rev. Rodney Rynearson about the Lutheran Deaf Mission Society. Audio Interview courtesy of KFUO Radio AM 2009.
Chaplain Mike Moreno is the project manager for Operation Barnabas. Operation Barnabas equips congregations for the critical role they can play in helping military chaplains and other veterans returning from battlefields. Audio Interview courtesy of KFUO Radio AM 2009.
This boy with striking eyes attended a special sunday school event put on by the Panamanian Lutheran church in Loma Cova. Every Sunday members from the church climb up to the mountain village of Los Nubes, a poverty stricken area with little health care, no clean water, and few opportunities. The members share the [...]
Pastors from all over Taiwan give their blessings to Pastor Alex Wu during his May 3rd installation at Salvation Lutheran Church in Chaiyi, Taiwan. Salvation Lutheran Church is a member of the China Evangelical Lutheran Church Taiwan (CELC), a partner church body of the LCMS. Pastor Wu is a graduate of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis and [...]
The latest PDF edition of Puertas, the bi-monthly newsletter for LCMS World Mission in Latin America, is now available for download. This is a great way to learn about the work in Latin America through in-depth articles and interviews. Head over to the new LCMS World Mission Latin America blog to download it, and be [...]
In cooperation with The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod and its Ablaze! Movement, International Student Ministry, Inc. is pleased to offer this devotional booklet, ISM Ablaze! 50 Days, for use in church, home, or school.