God works through what happens every day in the congregations of our District and in all of our individual lives. In order to have sustained vitality and hope for vibrant mission and ministry in our troubled and exhilarating times, everything we do should be framed by our love for the Lord, our love for people, and our love for our Lutheran theology.Read More
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Engaged in Mission Blog
Stories about God’s people intentionally engaged in loving the Lord, people, and our Lutheran theology to make disciples of all nations in the Minnesota South District and beyond.
As summer closes and a new season begins, join me as I reflect on the seasons of the church year. They bring order amidst the chaos of our lives, reminding us continually to rejoice in the life Jesus has given to us. You are not alone in the life that you live. Christ goes with you even as you go with Christ.Read More
MN South District (LCMS) President, Rev. Dr. Lucas V. Woodford, shares his vision statement for the District. Let all we do be framed by the following three-fold priority: love the Lord, love people, and love our Lutheran theology. President Woodford shares a brief summary of what each of these priorities means, and then expands on their biblical foundation with an exposition of the parable of the good Samaritan in Luke 10:25-37.Read More
It is not by our own reason or strength that we come to a saving faith—as the explanation of the Third Article in the Small Catechism so boldly states. It is only by the Helper—the Holy Spirit—that we are reborn to faith through baptism and the Gospel. By grace alone, we rest on the reason and strength of Christ alone.Read More