“Free to be Faithful Newsletter” provides update on the U.S. Army dropping its investigation against Southern Baptist chaplain Jerry Scott Squires, who was charged with discrimination against a lesbian soldier who wanted to attend a marriage retreat.
LCMS’ “Free to be Faithful Newsletter” provides an update on the case concerning ministers’ housing allowances. Churches should note this discussion is taking place, as it could change the way pastors are paid.
Members of Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod congregations joined marches to stand for life and to remind the government of its role to protect life.
Read the latest about religious liberty issues affecting Christian service members in our nation’s military and how LCMS military chaplains, the Synod’s Ministry to the Armed Forces and some religious liberty advocates are making a difference.
Read about the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in Trinity Lutheran Church (LCMS) of Columbia, Mo. v. Comer and its implications for religious liberty.
Read the latest about Judge Ruth Neely, a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church — an LCMS congregation in Pinedale, Wyo. — whom state officials censured even though they chose not to remove her from her judiciary duties for her faith-based beliefs about marriage.
The Fall 2016 issue of the Free To Be Faithful Newsletter features information on important court cases and related issues at the forefront this year having significant implications for the rights of Christians to live faithfully.
The spring 2016 Free To Be Faithful Newsletter contains information about several pending U.S. Supreme Court cases affecting religious liberty, including those impacting the pro-life movement and the Catholic organization Little Sisters of the Poor.
The winter 2015 Free to be Faithful newsletter contains an excerpt from the essay written by one of the four 2015-16 Free to be Faithful Young Adult Ambassadors.
The fall 2015 Free to be Faithful newsletter highlights the candid conversation that took place during the “Let’s Talk Life, Marriage and Religious Liberty” conference, held Sept. 8-10 in Washington, D.C.
When it comes to last week Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage, questions abound. To answer those queries, read through the summer issue of the Free to be Faithful newsletter, which includes President Matthew C. Harrison’s response to the ruling as well as an update on the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty that will create an enduring LCMS presence in Washington, D.C.
This month, the Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments on same-sex marriage as it pertains to states’ rights. Learn how we as Lutherans unpack the issue in the spring 2015 issue of the Free to be Faithful newsletter.
Religious liberty and conscience, so long considered foundational in the United States of America, has been challenged in no less than three major Supreme Court cases in the last five years, with plenty more on the way.