The official newspaper of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod
  1. Pandemics don’t stop disasters — or the church’s response

    Natural disasters continued to strike even amid the COVID-19 pandemic. And LCMS Disaster Response continued to respond with mercy, aid and the message of hope found in Christ.
  2. April ‘Witness’: Four Gospels, one Jesus

    All four Gospels tell the story of Jesus’ life, suffering, death and resurrection in a unique way, to a unique audience.
  3. COP agenda includes triennium extension, planning for call services

    The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Council of Presidents met online the week of Feb. 4 under the Word of God and in prayer.
  4. Additional ‘Take Heart’ retreats planned for 2021

    All costs are covered for participating pastors except travel to and from the retreat.
  5. Obituary: Rev. Mandla John Khumalo, bishop of the Confessional Lutheran Church of South Africa

    The Rev. Mandla John Khumalo, bishop of the Confessional Lutheran Church in South Africa who fought the apartheid system as a young man, died on March 1.