National Volunteer Month: LCMS Short Term Missions — 2019/04/10

Rev. James Butler and Leslie Colligan, Volunteers with LCMS Short Term Missions, and Anne Gonzalez, DCE— Manager of Short-term Mission Training & Engagement for the LCMS Office of International Mission, join Andy and Sarah during National Volunteer Month to talk about why they volutneered for the short-term mission team going to Poland, their experiences during their time in Poland, and how their time made a difference in their lives and the lives of the people they served. Find stories on Facebook of volunteers around the LCMS using the hashtag #LCMSVolunteers. Find out how you can serve as a volunteer in a variety of ways at home or around the globe at

I Am Joy:fully Lutheran — 2019/04/10

Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, President of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about what “Joy:fully Lutheran” means, how viewing the Small Catechism through a joyful lens can help us see these tenets of faith in a new light, and how praying the catechism has changed him. Find President Harrison’s book at and read stories about joyful Lutherans across the LCMS at