• Dec2022

    Rev. Dr. Alvin J. Schmidt September 28, 1932–November 28, 2022 Alvin John Schmidt was born on September 28, 1932, in Waldersee, Manitoba, and baptized on November 13, 1932, at Christ Lutheran Church, also in Waldersee. He spent the first three and half years with his parents in a primitive log...

  • Nov2022

    Waiting with Hope

    November 30, 2022

    Waiting with Hope For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees?  But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.  Romans 8:24-25 The Church Year is like life.  Everyday is not a...

  • Lutherans for Life is offering three different contests for youth. From art posters to essays, with a variety of grades included, be sure to click below to check out this great opportunity! Grades 3–5 Grades 6–12 Class of '23 Seniors

  • Gift Language

    November 22, 2022

    Gift Language Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.  James 1:17 Gift language is how Lutherans learn to speak about God.  The Ten Commandments are not just a series...

  • Missouri District Open House

    November 18, 2022

    Missouri District Office Open House Come and see our new office space, meet with District Staff, and raise a mug of hot chocolate in celebration of the season. Dec 2, 2022    10am-1pm Missouri District Office 660 Mason Ridge Center Dr. Suite 100 St. Louis, MO 63141 Questions? Contact Sue...

  • Michael Alexander Obituary

    November 18, 2022

    MICHAEL ALEXANDER June 5, 1945 – October 15, 2022 Robert Michael (“Mike”) Alexander, 77, went to be with his Lord Jesus on October 15, 2022. After a long-fought and courageous battle with illness, Mike died at home, peacefully in his sleep, with his loving family at his side. Mike was...

  • Rev. Dr. John Loum Obituary

    November 16, 2022

    Rev. Dr. John Samuel Loum March 18, 1948–October 26, 2022 Rev. Dr. John Samuel Loum was born on March 18th, 1948, in Banjul, The Gambia, West Africa, to Guy Sangster Loum (deceased) and Marian Coker née Johnson (deceased). Rev. Dr. John Loum was a citizen of the United States of...

  • What to Expect When You’re Expecting And behold, I am coming soon. Blessed is the one who keeps the words of the prophecy of this book.  Revelation 22:7 Immediately after learning that my wife was pregnant with our first child, we went to the bookstore and purchased the popular book,...

  • The Second Martin

    November 9, 2022

    The Second Martin Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,  looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith,...

  • Hope for All Saints

    November 3, 2022

    Hope for All Saints After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands, and crying out with...