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Why Read the Bible?

What’s the benefit of reading and knowing the Bible? So that the Word of God achieves its purpose in your life too.

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.

Task-force report on licensed lay deacons available

The Resolution 4-06A Task Force’s 32-page report and a two-page executive summary of the report are available for download.

President Harrison offers words of comfort, hope regarding South Carolina shootings

We mourn the loss of these dear Christians in South Carolina, and we pray for their loved ones. May they be consoled by “the resurrection of the body and the life everlasting” and the picture of heaven painted by St. John in Revelation of “a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands” (Revelation 7:9).