Christel Neuendorf, a GEO missionary serving in Panama, writes: “My home congregation, New Life Community Lutheran Church in Swartz Creek, Mich., raised pennies during their vacation Bible school to purchase bilingual Bibles for the students in my English classes in Panama. Every class that I have either translates passages from the Bible, or uses the [...]
LCMS World Mission celebrates with the students and staff of Concordia International School Shanghai on the dedication of their new high school facility on Oct. 9. The new 12,000-square-meter, state-of-the-art high school will help Concordia continue to expand its educational opportunities and ministry among students from around the world.
Dr. Robert Kolb, a short-term theological educator through LCMS World Mission, recently had his first book translated into Chinese and published by China Lutheran Seminary in Taiwan. The book, “Martin Luther: Pastor of God’s People” will serve as a great resource to seminary students and others throughout Asia. Dr. Kolb serves the Lord as a [...]
National Mission Good News is a quarterly newsletter from the LCMS World Mission—National Mission Team. It informs and encourages LCMS pastors, missionaries, and laypeople for faith in action. The Fall 2009 edition of the National Mission Good News is now online. Download the latest issue Learn more about LCMS World Mission—National Mission Pray for our national missionaries
Rev. David and Lois Mahsman Rev. David Mahsman serves the Lord as managing director of the Wittenberg Project in Wittenberg, Germany. This project is an exciting new venture to share the Good News of Jesus and plant a Lutheran congregation in Wittenberg, Germany, where only about 13 percent of the 50,000-some population claims to be Christian. Listen as [...]
Pastors lay hands on Jerome, Aaron, and Samuel–newly ordained members of the Lutheran Church Mission in Uganda. Bishop Paul Kofi Fynn of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana officiated the ordination, and Rev. Claude Houge represented LCMS World Mission. Other guests included Pastor Jacob Bisi and Pastor Edward Nzeme from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sudan. Photo from [...]
[Watch Video on YouTube] VYM (Volunteer Youth Ministry) is a partnership between LCMS World Mission and the Japan Lutheran Church (NRK). LCMS missionaries serve NRK congregations by teaching English classes and organizing outreach activities.
Rev. Scott Snow serves the Lord as the national director of outreach for LCMS World Mission. In this role, Scott develops strategies for equipping members of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod to share the Good News of the Gospel. Learn more about LCMS World Mission national work Tell your faith-sharing story Subscribe to the podcast RSS feed, [...]
Concordia International School Shanghai, Shanghai, China, seeks to fill the position of elementary school principal. The application deadline is Nov. 30, 2009. For more information about this position, including job description, qualifications, and application process, visit www.ciss.com.cn/employment, click on “Job Postings.” Founded in 1998, Concordia International School Shanghai (CISS) values its roots in the 150-year [...]
Petrea Schwahn, who serves as a GEO Missionary in Taiwan, recently volunteered with a group doing typhoon clean-up in the southern part of the country. In August, Typhoon Morakot devastated Taiwan and other areas with wind, rain, and landslides. Petrea and other volunteers spent the day shoveling mud from a village, where residents had lost [...]