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.

Synod, other advocates speak for religious liberty in secularized military

U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Madrid allegedly was punished because of his religious beliefs about marriage and sexuality.

Army chaplain honored for fending off machete attack to save others

LCMS Chaplain Matthew Christensen is honored March 14 with the Army’s highest noncombat medal.

Judge Neely will remain on bench despite censure

The Wyoming Supreme Court rules to admonish Judge Ruth Neely for alleged ethics violations, but finds that she did not break any law in expressing her beliefs.

Living boldly: Keynote speakers inspire at LCEF fall conference

Lutheran Church Extension Fund’s annual conference takes place Nov. 18-20 in Schaumburg, Ill., under the theme “Live Boldly.”

RSTM conference looks toward future of national mission

The Rev. Mark Wood is among speakers sharing resources at the recent National Rural & Small Town Mission Conference in Wichita, Kan.

Caring Lutherans bring Christ’s mercy in year of distressing disasters

Disaster-recovery efforts continue in Baton Rouge, California, the Carolinas and Haiti — all struck by untimely catastrophes this year.

LFL conference underscores imminent sanctity-of-life issues

Some 210 pro-life Lutherans from across the U.S. and around the world band together for the 2016 Lutherans For Life National Conference, Oct. 21-22 in Bloomington, Minn.

LCMS awaits response from DoD in request to protect troops’ religious freedom

It remains unclear if Department of Defense (DoD) officials will respond to the Synod’s Sept. 8 request to ensure protections for chaplains, service members and others, following the DoD’s recently mandated LGBT policies.

Photo essay: Devastation of Hurricane Matthew from the Caribbean to the Carolinas

Synod disaster responders visit Haiti and the Carolinas in the wake of Hurricane Matthew to assess and broaden aid to victims.

Visits help disaster responders plan further aid for Hurricane Matthew victims

Synod disaster responders visit victims to assess the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew amid flooding in the Carolinas and an outbreak of cholera in Haiti.

Disaster responders visit areas hit hardest by hurricane to further aid efforts

Synod disaster responders visit victims to assess the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew amid flooding in the Carolinas and an outbreak of cholera in Haiti.

Disaster responders plan more aid for victims of Hurricane Matthew

Disaster responders look to provide food, water, spiritual care and roofs for Haiti’s victims of the hurricane while assessing the full impact of the storm.

Photo essay: Christ’s mercy after Baton Rouge flooding

Lutherans are glad to help in the cleanup after August floods that impacted about 40,000 area homes, including those of Lutherans.

Disaster responders to deliver aid, await full impact of Hurricane Matthew

LCMS disaster responders send relief to Haiti after Hurricane Matthew hits there and monitor the storm’s path as it heads for the United States.

Pilger sanctuary dedication, 101st anniversary — joy follows disaster

St. John’s Lutheran Church, disaster responders and Synod leaders reflect on tornado recovery and Christ’s mercy.

Protecting troops’ religious freedom: LCMS calls for clear DoD guidance

The Synod sends a formal request to the Secretary of Defense to ensure specific protections for chaplains, service members and other defense personnel, as Christian service members face increasing pressures in today’s military.