Dr. James Koerschen funeral set for July 24

Dr. James Koerschen, former president of Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Mich., dies July 17 at age 67.

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A Music All Our Own

We’ve borrowed generously from any and every church whose hymn writers have set orthodox texts of poetic merit to genuinely churchly tunes. But there is a music all our own, a set of hymns that grew out of the heart of Lutheranism itself.

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CTCR to host second international theological conference

Lutheran leaders from five continents will gather in 2015 in Wittenberg, Germany, to focus on celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017.

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Manhattan Declaration leader encourages LCMS Lutherans

Eric Teetsel heads a movement with 545,000 supporters that promotes religious liberty, marriage and life issues.

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Movie review: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

Though not God-motivated, the film stresses the need to care for one’s “neighbor.”

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Utah asks Supreme Court to halt same-sex marriage recognition



If the high court declines to intervene, same-sex marriages performed in Utah during the brief window when such unions were legal will be eligible for spousal benefits on July 21.

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