The Lord be with you, There certainly have been a tremendous number of calamities, both man-made and natural, in recent years. The sad reality is that this is nothing new. Any war produces a tremendous number of man-made calamities. The recent fires in California have produced a tremendous number of
Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst. (John 6:35) Commenting on this verse, Martin Luther said: He says of Himself that He is a bread, food, and nourishment which not only preserves
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