In anticipation of the November 2013 issue of MA, readers and potential writers may find the information and sources below helpful. (See also letter of invitation from Dr. Victor Raj and Rev. Jeff Thormodson here.) The web is increasingly effective for locating primary and secondary sources on a subject or, in this case, a movement. [...]
LSFM is happy to provide PDFs of individual Missio Apostolica articles here on our Web site. We hope this will help in your ability to share and discuss the articles. We have saved the articles as PDFs with proper copyright citation. You can find the link to this page (Missio Apostolica Individual Articles) under the [...]
Greetings in the Name of our Risen Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Lutheran circles in the West are discussing and implementing a new structure called “missional communities.” The roots of missional communities are usually traced to the activities of St. Thomas Crookes parish in Sheffield, England, in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Under the [...]
This is a must-read for everyone! With the topic of Millennials, these articles would interest Millennials themselves, those reaching Millennials, and especially those eager to reach Millennials, so basically everyone. We also would love to hear what you think about this issue. Feel free to like our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/LutheranSocietyforMissiology to discuss articles in this [...]
Dr. Won Yong Ji died just before midnight on New Year’s Eve. KFUO-AM asked Andy Bartelt and Joel Okamoto to speak on the radio about Dr. Ji’s life and ministry on Thursday, January 3. In addition, KFUO has condensed their words along with text written by Rick Marrs into a World Lutheran Digest Minute to be played at approximately 8:28 on Friday morning. The World Lutheran Digest Minute will also be posted later on Friday at www.kfuoam.org. Memorial service plans are still pending. Dr. Rich Marrs from Concordia Seminary has given us permission to post this summary of Dr. Ji’s life and work.
In May 2008, the Lutheran Society for Missiology (LSFM) with the assistance of the Center for Hispanic Studies used its journal, Missio Apostolica, to call attention to the Lutheran strategies in mission and ministry being used to share the Good News of Jesus with Hispanic immigrants in the US. This issue of the journal was of particular importance to the history of LSFM because the articles drew on the experience of Hispanic pastors and missionaries and people directly involved in mission to Hispanics.