Monergism of the Third Article and Evangelism Methods

Monergism of the Third Article and Evangelism Methods Rev. John A Frahm III The modern history of the LCMS is rife with a sundry of evangelism programs, many of which look to be “Lutheranized” versions (or so it is said) … Continue reading

The Comfort of Election for the Mission of the Church

The doctrine of election or predestination is of great comfort to Christians. This doctrine tells us that our salvation is in God’s hands. If salvation was in our hands, we would never be saved. Thus, we are comforted that it … Continue reading

On Fire for Christ!

Sometimes the Lutheran Church is accused of not being very missional. We’re solid when it comes to doctrine—justification by grace through faith alone—but when it comes to mission, well, we’re about as clueless as a synod in convention. Or so … Continue reading

Notes from the Mission Field: Persecution, Preaching, Teaching, and Translating

Originally published by Lutherans in Africa: Sudanese Refugees Last month, I began the newsletter talking about the situation in Dadaab Refugee Camp which is one of the largest refugee camps in the world. There are a couple Lutheran congregations there … Continue reading

Lutheran, Yet Ashamed of the Gospel?

Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services (LIRS) receives substantial support from the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod. It is a partnership that needs to be terminated for the sake of the LCMS’s declared mission to “make known the love of Christ”, … Continue reading

Bible, Boniface and Buildings

As Patrick was a missionary bishop to Irish people, sent from the Catholic Church in Englandby the Bishop of Rome (the pope), so was the English Boniface sent by the Bishop of Rome to the German peoples.  Boniface was martyred … Continue reading