Along with local authorities, the LCMS Michigan District is currently assessing the situation.
The issue explains how to keep Christ at the center of the wedding day and how Christ cares for His Bride, the church.
The May Lutheran Witness, “In sickness and in health,” contains articles on the theology of marriage and weddings, and on the church’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The issue also shares tips for talking to friends and family about the resurrection, examines what 1 Corinthians 15 says about the resurrection, and extols hymns that celebrate the resurrection.
The April issue of The Lutheran Witness focuses on the significance and the defense of Scripture’s account of the resurrection.
Christ’s death paid the price for your sins so that even though you “patiently await” physical death, you wait with the hope of the resurrection.
The issue covers topics such as fasting in modern times, avoiding abuses of fasting and the biblical background of fasting.
The March issue of The Lutheran Witness explores the themes of fasting and temptation.
Listening to sermons on Sunday morning often requires wrestling with my sinful flesh to focus on what the pastor is preaching. It’s not easy; it takes work.
Delegates of the 2019 LCMS convention adopted four final resolutions brought to the delegation by Floor Committee 9 on Structure and Governance.
The Synod in convention recognized fellowship with a South African church body, commended a report on cremation, and requested further study on “the relationship between unity in doctrine and uniformity and variety in practice.”
After some discussion, the Synod in convention adopted Res. 5-09A, which confesses that God created the world in six natural days.
Convention delegates opted to increase the slate of candidates for presidential elections from three to five and adjust bylaws to provide for a timely election process.
Floor Committee 5 on Theology and Church Relations brought resolutions to the 2019 LCMS convention regarding the fellowship of partner churches with the Lutheran World Federation, while also commending the International Lutheran Council.