U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Madrid allegedly was punished because of his religious beliefs about marriage and sexuality.
Participants at every triennial LCMS Youth Gathering since 1980 take the poll that helps inform the Church and aids in developing youth-ministry resources and events.
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.
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.
In light of current adversity against religious liberty, Dr. Ryan Anderson encourages convention-goers “to live out the truth in our own lives.”
What are Southern Baptists, Roman Catholics, United Methodists and others saying about the Boy Scouts action?
The Boy Scouts of America’s announcement that it is lifting its ban on gay Scout leaders “raises concern for many LCMS congregations,” say the Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison and the Rev. Bart Day.
The resources are designed to provide hope and healing for those struggling with same-sex attraction, and offer support for their families.
LCMS U director reminds college students: “God has a habit of working great things out of dark moments.”
More than half of 18- to 35-year-olds say that in some situations having an abortion is the “most responsible decision.”
More Americans today say religion’s influence is losing ground just when they want it to play a stronger role in public life and politics.
Anglican Archbishop Stanley Ntagali calls the decision a disappointment for the Church of Uganda, religious leaders and many Ugandans.
It is ultimately the Lord, Scripture teaches, Who causes kingdoms to rise and fall; the Potter shapes the clay. And irrespective of their form of government, He blesses when He sees fit, allows bad things to happen and wicked men to prosper, in order to drive people to repentance and faith.
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone says taking part in the March for Marriage in Washington is not “anti-LGBT … anti-anyone or anti-anything.”