Insight and perspective from LCMS leaders
Important benefits and prayerful considerations for people in a position to give charitable gifts this year
The church has not been called to sit silently during these days of challenge. The church proclaims what it has always proclaimed: the Word of God.
We expect grief after a significant loss, but we can grieve any long-awaited and meaningful moments, from vacations to concerts.
The fear of world wars, global pandemics, economic depression ... what does it all mean to the future of the mission of the church?
What percentage of my income (including this stimulus check) should be directed to the Lord’s work in my congregation? How is the Lord calling me to be generous in this situation?
If we see ourselves as the church only when we are “in the building,” we fail to heed our Shepherd’s call to be salt and light in the world through the various vocations in which He has placed us.
Those who have been blessed materially have been blessed by the Lord to be a blessing, especially in a time of crisis such as the coronavirus pandemic.
During the coronavirus pandemic, our worship offerings must continue for our Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod congregations to survive and thrive.
Continue to pray for an end to the coronavirus pandemic, for the provision of effective care to those infected or afraid, and for those providing care.
Especially during the coronavirus pandemic, congregations should demonstrate good stewardship of the gifts the Lord has given them.
Tips and encouragement for LCMS congregations and individuals as they respond to COVID-19.
A volunteer Mercy Medical Team from The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and a local medical team provided health care to about 1,000 patients from a remote village in Uganda in 2019.
Through your faithful witness during a public health crisis, it is possible that people in your life will repent and receive the healing that only Jesus can provide.
God is faithful. He doesn’t leave us. He doesn’t forsake us. He does and will bring help.