On Sunday, April 25, members of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Delmar, N.Y., held an outreach celebration Sunday to feature the various mission activities in the congregation. Rev. Mark Mueller and six other members will be participating in a LCMS World Mission short-term mission trip…
“During the last few weeks of my teaching at Lutheran Language Institute (LLI), I asked many students, ‘What did you learn about God or the Bible during your time here?’ I will tell you about two responses both from my Tuesday evening class…
On May 16, 2010, many LCMS congregations celebrated Armed Forces Sunday to recognize and lift up in prayer the men and women who have served and continue to serve in our nation’s military. This day of remembrance and thanks is a great opportunity to encourage a chaplain or other member of the armed forces in their service to God and our country.
“The Lutheran Church Mission in Uganda is about 15 years old and they’ve never before had as many pastors as they have right now. As we were preparing to go to Uganda for the first time, the church had only one ordained pastor. By the time we arrived in Uganda a year and a half ago, the church was served by two ordained pastors and three brand-new vicars.”
LCMS World Mission celebrates with International Educator Louise Weber, who received the Alumna of the Year Award at the 2010 commencement exercises of Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Ill. This award is given annually to an alumnus whose service to the church and community has brought honor to Concordia University Chicago.
A new issue of the Evangelgram is now available online. This is a monthly e-publication highlighting outreach efforts in the LCMS. This month’s issue includes articles on topics such as: the community mission field, a historic congregation finding modern mission needs, mission resources, and more.
Listen to an audio interview with Erin Alter, who serves the Lord through her position as the program director for GEO missionary service at LCMS World Mission. She recruits and places individuals for GEO missionary service around the world.
Daniel first came to Friday night Bible study this year with a friend of his named Frankie. At the time, Frankie seemed like he would be the one from the pair to be more interested in Christ. His English was good. He liked to talk, and was really outgoing.
The Ablaze! and Fan into Flame Reporter insert is now available for you to read online. The Spring 2010 edition features updates on the Ablaze! mission movement, including family faith-sharing in the northeast and GEO missionaries in Hong Kong. The Fan into Flame update features outreach at an Ablaze! Covenant Congregation and celebrations in Kyrgyzstan.
This month, I was blessed to be able to witness the Baptisms of five of my friends who have come to know the saving grace of our Lord Jesus Christ! Included in these five are two girls who are students at one of the universities in my city. They came to an English-speaking Bible study that I attend, and there they heard the Gospel of Jesus Christ.