Abortion

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.

Delegates adopt resolutions on fertility issues, persecuted Christians

The Synod in convention adopted the final three resolutions from Floor Committee 3 on Mercy regarding fertility issues, persecuted Christians and LCMS World Relief and Human Care.

Harrison Reacts to Texas Abortion Clinic Ruling

Synod President reflects on High Court ruling invalidating Texas law protecting the health and safety of expectant mothers and their babies.

Little Sisters waging big fight at Supreme Court

The Little Sisters of the Poor and others say any involvement in the offering of birth-control methods they equate with abortion goes against their religious beliefs.

Georgetown rebuked for inviting Planned Parenthood chief

Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl appears to take a swipe at Georgetown University for inviting Planned Parenthood head Cecile Richards to speak.

Future of Texas abortion case at crossroads

With this latest Supreme Court case, proponents of abortion rights could be on the verge of a big victory, a small defeat or a do-over.

Harrison: Is Scalia’s death ‘harbinger of worse things to come’?

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison issues a statement on the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

Goeglein discusses life march, pending legal cases

Focus on the Family’s Timothy Goeglein is featured in a Jan. 20 Worldwide KFUO interview.

Lutherans among those defending life in marches

Marchers hit the streets of Washington, D.C., and San Francisco to show their support for the unborn and for the sanctity of life at all stages.

Resources available for 2016 ‘Life Sunday’

Resources from LCMS Life Ministry and Lutherans For Life may be used for the Jan. 17 “Life Sunday” observance or any Sunday a congregation chooses.

Are the unborn human?

How do we contend for life in a pro-choice world?

LFL conference focuses on being ‘created, redeemed, called’ in public square

More than 375 registrants gather in Petersburg, Ky., Oct. 30-31 for the 2015 Lutherans For Life National Conference.

January events give Lutherans opportunity to stand up for life

The four events in Chicago, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., offer opportunities to uphold the sanctity of human life.

Harrison, Carlson decry abortion, sale of baby parts

Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison and St. Louis Archbishop Robert J. Carlson release a joint statement Oct. 6 that speaks out against Planned Parenthood’s abortion practices.

NALC, LCMS reps address biblical authority, contemporary issues

Leaders of the Synod and the North American Lutheran Church meet Sept. 9-10 in St. Louis, continuing discussions that began in late 2011.

What I Learned on My Summer Vacation

The world isn’t waiting for the Church to make a reasonable argument for the Gospel. The world simply wants the Church to be quiet.