Making a Difference in Kenya, and the World

By Bishop Michael Rinehart I have always been impressed with those who give generously to charities that are making a difference in the world. There are some incredible charities out there. My own denomination produced the much-respected Lutheran World Relief (LWR),...

Mission Support: Benevolence by Any Other Name…

By Chris Markert, Bishop’s Associate for Mission As members of the ELCA, we believe in a liberating God who frees us to be bold in our witness and generous in our sharing with the world for the sake of the Gospel. Financial stewardship, then, is no longer simply...

Here am I. Send me.

First Call Accompaniment in the Gulf Coast Synod By Tracey Breashears Schultz, Bishop’s Associate for Leadership Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I; send me!” (Isaiah 6:8) On September 23-25,...

The Earth Charter & Lutheran Social Statements

Sunday Evening Conversations on Creation Continue… The synod Lutherans Restoring Creation Team invites you to a monthly environmental education web meeting series. Sunday, Oct. 27, 6 p.m. In October, Lisa Brenskelle, head of the Lutherans Restoring Creation Team for...

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