In this color, illustrated report—now available online as a downloadable PDF, LCMS World Mission celebrates God’s rich blessings on the national and international harvest fields. Responding to God’s great love for His people, LCMS World Mission places missionaries in strategic positions where they can share the Gospel and help local Christians multiply their ministry efforts. Specifically, the [...]
GEO missionary Shara Cunningham shares, “This month was filled with school visits and the opportunity to form long-lasting relationships with the teachers at the schools in Ntshongweni. Part of my ministry is to ensure that the orphans are all attending school and to make sure that they are doing well…
GEO missionary Eric Richter shares, “As I was teaching a couple of weeks ago, one of my students asked if I would meet him and another classmate, Maros, for a soda that afternoon. I didn’t know what to expect or where our conversation would go, but I met up with Maros, Deny, and Ada.
Dr. Stephen (Steve) A. Lutz, missionary doctor to Papua New Guinea for more than a quarter of a century, passed from this life and entered his heavenly home on Wednesday, June 15, 2010, at his brother’s home in Wolcottville, Ind. Steve, 60, is survived by his wife, Julie (nee Behrens), children, Anton, Paul and Rebecca, Laura and Nathan, and David, and other dear family members.
The next Church Planter Assessment Center (CPAC) is scheduled for Aug. 1-3, 2010, at Divine Shepherd Lutheran Church in Omaha, Neb. Registration for this insightful experience is open until July 12, 2010. The CPAC is a powerful tool for clarifying whether a person’s capacities are a good fit for church-planting ministry.
LCMS World Mission joins in congratulating Dr. Eugene and Bernice Bunkowske, pioneering LCMS missionaries in West African Bible translation and in mission service around the world, who have been honored with the “Lutheran Bible Translators (LBT) Lifetime Achievement Award.”
Kama Bernabo serves the Lord as director of international mission planning and operations for LCMS World Mission. In this role, she develops the systems, networks, and connections for LMCS World Mission’s international operations. Listen as Kama discusses the recent Transcultural Mission Program in Paraguay with LCMS missionaries and Latin American partners.
View a special thank you message from Rev. Tom Zehnder, executive director of LCMS World Mission. Tom celebrates God’s blessings through the more than 40,000 generous donors and congregations who have supported the work of LCMS World Mission and our mission partners around the world—sharing the saving news of grace and salvation through faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
The Lutheran Hispanic Missionary Institute in El Paso, Texas, had a special celebration on Jan. 24, at San Pablo Lutheran Church. This was a triple celebration: celebrating two years of classes, students receiving certificates for completed classes…
LCMS President Gerald Kieschnick will present six veteran LCMS missionary couples to the LCMS Convention in July 2010 to be honored for their years of faithful service to the Lord. These missionaries have served a total of more than 220 years through LCMS World Mission.