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.”
A portion of this “white paper” takes up the demographic challenge of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. I pray, that as we face challenges with the Word of God, we will continue to grow together in unity.
With the U.S. Supreme Court delivering its Trinity Lutheran Church ruling in favor of the church, the Synod will be looking at the specifics of the decision and its implications for religious liberty.
Actions at the Board’s May 19-20 meeting in St. Louis include adoption of a prudent, lean Synod budget, contingent on further expense reductions.
Wyoming Supreme Court censures local judge for her faith-based marriage view but allows her to remain municipal court judge.
Jesus comes to [John the Baptist] at the Jordan from Galilee and desires to be baptized [Matt. 3:13]. How marvelously backward this is!
Demographic reports in this special December “Journal of Lutheran Mission” explain the main reasons behind the decline and offer suggestions for reversing the trend.
So it is with marriage. You won’t get very far trying to travel alone in a relationship, talking to yourself, or at someone else.
Convention delegates approve lighthearted resolution to raise funds for Concordia college and seminary scholarships.
Some 3,000 worshipers attend the July 9 opening service for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s 66th Regular Convention in Milwaukee.
An open letter to the Synod by three former members of the Commission on Constitutional Matters (CCM) has recently been widely disseminated.
LCMS Facebook followers posed questions, and the pastors with the top number of nominations for LCMS president answered.
Dear Brothers in the Office of the Ministry, “I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, because of your partnership in the gospel from…