The official newspaper of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod
  1. New Synodwide emphasis aims at ‘Making Disciples For Life’

    The new initiative will assist God’s people with resources and training as they witness to Christ and His eternal gifts.
  2. BIM hears about Synod finances, challenges in Africa, cross-cultural ministry

    The board met June 6–7 in St. Louis.
  3. ‘Christ is going with me’: New missionaries prepared, sent

    The new missionaries, who will all serve in either Eurasia or Latin America and the Caribbean, attended a weeklong orientation at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.
  4. BOD approves $81.3 million budget for Fiscal Year ‘20

    Due to two major triennial events, the approved budget is $12 million higher in FY20 than in FY19, but the expenses for those events are essentially recovered through fees.
  5. Synod’s external debt is no more: ‘A milestone achievement’

    The move, which brings the Synod's indebtedness to external entities to zero, will save $1.4 million a year in principal and interest payments.