On Nov. 8, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan barrels across the Philippines, killing more than 6,000 people, displacing more than 4 million, and damaging or destroying more than 1 million homes. The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) quickly stepped in, offering grants to its partner church body, the Lutheran Church in the Philippines, and sending a team to plan for the island nation’s long-term recovery.
In this Typhoon Haiyan Update trailer, the Rev. Ross Johnson, director of Disaster Response for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, shares the story of Angel Tugonon, a 98-year-old resident of Mahayag.
Why the HHS Mandate Cases Matter to the LCMS and What You Need to Know Now.“We need heroes at a time like this,” Brian Brown says when speaking of the church’s youth. “You are going to be tested, called names, but ultimately we need those who will stand for truth.”
“May the Lord bless you in this period of repentance with joy, knowing that Jesus loves sinners,” says the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, in his Lenten message to the church.
In this video, get to know the St. Louis-based Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, a biblical, confessional, witness-oriented Christian denomination with 2.2 million members in 6,200 congregations in the U.S. and Canada. Through acts of witness and mercy, the church carries out its mission worldwide to make known the love of Jesus Christ.