Outreach & Evangelism

Sharing Christ through Church Revitalization – New Video!

The Indiana District is pleased to share this new video with you! Take a look at how Grace Lutheran Church in Columbus, Indiana, is using Connect to Disciple (part of the LCMS re:Vitality program) and reaching out to their community. You can view the video below or on our Vimeo page here.  

Discipling the Ethnic Groups – A New Campus Ministry Video

Jesus lovingly commanded, “Go and make disciples of all nations.”  Realizing that the Greek word for “nations” is basically our English word for “ethnic” gives a richer meaning to this command.  Jesus’ command is thus, “…make disciples of all ethnic groups.” The sharpened reality then is that within a given nation there are frequently several... Read more »

Indiana District Parish Nurse Conference

The Indiana District Parish Nurse Conference will be held on Friday, October 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Peggy F. Murphy Community Grief Center located at 5920 Homestead Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46814. This free conference provides education for pastors, nurses and those interested in health ministries.  You’ll learn how to help… Read more »

To the Ends of the Earth…

by Dennis Ouellette, Pastor-pilot, LAMP “By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”  John 13:35 (ESV) When you stop and ponder the purpose of LAMP and its mission — “sharing Jesus Christ with God’s people in remote areas of Canada,” — what comes to your mind? … Read more »

Resources from Bethesda – My Faith in Action!

Many people we support at Bethesda tell us being part of a local church community is important. Unfortunately, it can be challenging for caregivers and congregation members to support people with disabilities as they explore their faith. We use our  My Faith in Action Plan Workbook to learn about each person’s church of choice and… Read more »

College Bound

College is tough and you need Jesus! Many students are now preparing for their next level of education. Whether you remain in Fort Wayne or are off to another city or state, one thing remains. You need Jesus. LCMS U is a national student organization of the LCMS that provides pastors and support for this… Read more »

Outreach Kentucky update!

The Word of God encourages us to share the Gospel of Christ with those who don’t know Him as their personal Lord and Savior.  Furthermore, we are not all called to be pastors.  But a Lutheran pastor is needed to begin this new mission in order that he might begin to baptize and teach those… Read more »

Outreach Encouragement #1: A PowerPoint to use with Congregations

Dear Pastor or congregational leader, This power-point was developed by the Evangelism Task Force of the Indiana District – LCMS for your encouragement and the encouragement of the members of your congregation to be involved in witnessing about Christ Jesus in your daily vocations.  God bless you as you witness concerning the Good News of… Read more »

Outreach Encouragement #2: A PowerPoint to Share with Your Congregation

Here is a power point presentation prepared by the Evangelism Task Force of the Indiana District – LCMS.  Please consider sharing this with the members of your congregation so that you might encourage them in their daily witness as believers in Christ Jesus. Outreach Encouragement_No2 If the powerpoint won’t open, please email Nancy Losher to… Read more »

Learn How You Can Get Involved with Prison Ministry

“. . . I was in prison and you came to visit me” (Matthew 25:36). Tears rolled down the cheeks of “Beth”* as she heard the Gospel for the first time during Bible study in the women’s cell block at the Whitley County, Ind. jail. We had just read: “But God demonstrates his own love… Read more »