From the President of the LC-MS We all saw the recent uproar in the media about the separation of children from their parents who have entered the U.S. illegally. We (the LC-MS) did not enter this fray with public statements because we recognized immediately the inherently political nature of the
Therefore learn to distinguish clearly between this article [of faith in Christ] and works. For if this article is lost, then we can fall an easy prey to their [preachers of good works as our means of salvation] deception. They do not know the meaning of faith, but insist that
Delivering Medical Care and Christ in Sierra Leone It took a year to prepare for The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod’s (LCMS) first mercy Medical Team (MMT) to Sierra Leone, West Africa. During this time, LCMS missionaries worked with local Lutherans to scout locations, secure government authorizations and order medications.
Caring for Children on the Border and throughout the World For more than 10 years, Upbring, a Recognized Service Organization (RSO) of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS), has worked with the U.S. Office of Refugee resettlement (ORR) to provide emergency shelters to undocumented children. Upbring CEO Dr. Kurt Senske says
Dear Friend of Orphan Grain Train Mid-Atlantic, Have you heard the expression, “Nothing ever stays the same?” We know this to be true because our warehouse situation once again is changing! Our Savior, however, remains the same as he himself declares in Malachi, “For I the Lord do not change.”
If I were baptized by St. Peter and someone else were baptized by Judas, as no doubt happened, then, although Judas is a scoundrel and St. Peter is a righteous apostle of Christ, yet Judas does not therefore make the Baptism bad. Likewise, the fact that St. Peter is a