The essentials of pastoral formation remain the same throughout the ages: Oratio, Meditatio, Tentatio (prayer, meditation, spiritual affliction and trial).
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During its December 2014 meeting in Orlando, Fla., the CTCR adopted three documents, one of which was a report offering guidance for preparing Communion statements.
At your urging, we’re working to establish an LCMS office — the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty — in Washington, D.C., the epicenter of where a compelling Christian witness is most needed.
In response to 2013 Resolution 3-13A, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Commission on Theology and Church Relations is undertaking an update to Luther’s Small Catechism with Explanation, last revised in 1991.
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.
One of the distinct joys we share as the body of Christ is our ability to work together. We don’t go off on our own. We don’t operate apart from those with whom we confess the faith.