Roger Drinnon
Roger Drinnon

LCMS director of Editorial Services and Media

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Roger Drinnon is LCMS director of Editorial Services and Media. Master Sgt. (ret.) Drinnon is a former U.S. Air Force public affairs (PA) journalist and media relations specialist who served in a NATO Coalition Press Information Center in Pristina, Kosovo. Upon retiring from active duty, he led the Air Forces media embed program for the wars in the Middle East as Air Mobility Command's chief of media operations at Scott AFB, Ill. He has degrees in military operations, workforce education and public affairs/journalism.

Board of Directors examines financial uptrends, opportunities, more

The Board’s next meeting — May 18–19 in St. Louis — will focus on the FY19 budget.

Hans Springer retires after 40-plus years of service

The “treasured and consistent servant-leader” most recently served as associate executive director of LCMS Mission Advancement.

Synod joins court brief to protect pregnancy centers from mandated abortion advertising

The Synod is among 22 states, 144 members of Congress and numerous other organizations filing amicus briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that could block California’s mandate for abortion advertisements in pro-life pregnancy centers.

Supreme Court hears case of Colorado baker under fire for marriage view

Upon hearing oral arguments for Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission Dec. 5, the U.S. Supreme Court now must decide, in effect, whether Christians have the same liberty as others to live consistently according to their religious beliefs.

Synod joins amicus brief for Colorado baker under fire for marriage view

The brief’s basis is that the government cannot force Americans to use their abilities and vocations to perform services that violate their faith and conscience.

Defense Secretary Mattis: DoD/DHS panel will review president’s transgender guidance

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis says he will delay implementing President Trump’s military transgender policy pending further review.

Texas disaster relief involves teamwork, partnerships, kindness

Disaster-response planning continues among LCMS Disaster Response, LCMS Texas District responders and partner organizations as Hurricane Harvey relief operations switch gears toward long-term recovery.

KFUO program addresses positive, negative power of words

The Aug. 16 “Free to be Faithful” program featured Roger Drinnon and Peter Slayton of LCMS Communications.

Judge Neely asks U.S. Supreme Court to reverse Wyoming court censure

Judge Ruth Neely, a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Pinedale, Wyo., has been under fire since 2014 for expressing her faith-based beliefs on marriage.

Supreme Court delivers landmark ruling in favor of LCMS church preschool

With the U.S. Supreme Court delivering its Trinity Lutheran Church ruling in favor of the church, the Synod will be looking at the specifics of the decision and its implications for religious liberty.

Missouri Synod announces Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty leader

ST. LOUIS — The Rev. Dr. Gregory P. Seltz, speaker for “The Lutheran Hour” radio program since 2011, has accepted the call to be the first executive director of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s new Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty (LCRL).

KFUO Audio: Religious freedom in the U.S. military

Roger Drinnon, a U.S. Air Force veteran and LCMS Director of Editorial Services and Media Relations, joined Worldwide KFUO’s Kip Allen during a “Free to be Faithful” program to discuss religious freedom in the U.S. military.

KFUO program addresses religious freedom in the military

KFUO moderator Kip Allen interviews Roger Drinnon (pictured) on the topic May 17 on Worldwide KFUO radio.

Prayers, generosity enable LCMS mercy efforts after 2017 storms

Spring 2017 flooding in Missouri and tornadoes in Texas are only part of a string of destructive calamities straining available disaster-response resources.

LCMS Black Ministry looks to expand education, outreach nationwide

Its goal is to have at least five Rosa J. Young Academies established by 2027. The college preparatory schools are intended to honor and continue the legacy of missionary educator Dr. Rosa J. Young (pictured).

Military chaplains needed now ‘more than ever’

A new video from the Synod’s armed forces ministry features LCMS chaplains explaining the requirements, rewards and unique environment of serving in today’s military.