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Five Things the Church Wishes the Culture Understood

The church is not about you, your preferences or your tastes. The church is about Jesus.

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Synod leaders assess church decline, future at summit

Stewardship summit examines factors, debunks myths behind Synod-membership decline.

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Smith to discuss life and death in webinar

The Discovery Institute’s Wesley Smith will speak to and take questions from LCMS members during a March 10 “Free to Be Faithful” webinar.

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Words of Comfort and Hope for Those Who Feel Alone: A Sermon on Isaiah 51:1-6

God spoke these words through Isaiah for generations not yet born, primarily for those of Judah who would be sent into “Exile” in Babylon about 150 years later. These are words of comfort and hope for those who feel far from home, isolated, abandoned, alone, powerless, hemmed in, threatened, perhaps near death and “exiled.”

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COP adopts statement on ecclesiastical supervision

In the statement, LCMS district presidents pledge their commitment “to the authority of the inspired, inerrant Scriptures as the only source and norm for our doctrine and practice.”

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Giving and living mercy

We continue to connect The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s programs of mercy with our local congregations, our missionaries and our partner churches around the world.

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