Life Ministry

KFUO Audio: Aid in Living, Not Dying

Dr. Ken Stevens, spokesperson for the Physician Aid in Living Coalition, talked on Nov. 21 with KFUO Radio host Andy Bates about how euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide conflicts with the vocation of doctor.

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.

‘Eyes of Life’ presents voice for life-issues discussion

Visitors to eyesoflife.org encounter others’ life stories and may post their own.

KFUO Audio: Miscarriage and coping with loss

Toni Larson, a clinical social worker, and the Rev. Steven Cholak talk with KFUO Radio host Andy Bates about miscarriage and coping with loss.

Notes for Life Newsletter — Summer 2016

In the summer 2016 issue Notes for Life, LCMS Life Ministry encourages Christians to embrace our pro-life identity. In His every action, God has shown us that He is for life, even in its most broken state. Because God has created us in His image and sent His Son to redeem us, we are pro-life.

KFUO Audio: The Supreme Court’s Decision on Texas House Bill 2

Tim Goeglein, Vice President of External Relations for Focus on the Family, talks with KFUO Radio’s Kip Allen about the repercussions of the Supreme Court’s decision in the Whole Women’s Health v. Hellerstedt case.

KFUO Audio: Interview about 2017 LCMS Life Conference

Tracy Quaethem, manager of LCMS Life and Health Ministries, talks with KFUO Radio’s about the 2017 LCMS Life Conference, which is scheduled for Jan. 27-29 in the Washington, D.C. area.

2017 Life Conference registration opens

Life, from beginning to natural end — a 360-degree look — is the focus of the Synod’s 2017 Life Conference, Jan. 27-29 in Arlington, Va.

KFUO Audio: Interview with Rev. Jeffrey Dock about Options for Women

KFUO Radio’s Andy Bates and Rev. Jeffrey Dock – pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Louisiana, Mo., and president of Options for Women – discuss the new pregnancy resource center in Bowling Green, Mo. The center, which opened on May 2, serves Bowling Green and surrounding counties in northeast Missouri.

KFUO Audio: Interview with Missouri Senator Kurt Schaefer about Sanctity of Life Committee

KFUO Radio’s Andy Bates talks with Missouri Senator Kurt Schaefer about the recent work of the Senate Sanctity of Life Committee, particularly the investigation of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region. Schaefer is a Republican member of the Missouri Senate, and he represents the 19th District (Boon and Cooper counties).

KFUO Audio: Interview about Mercy Medical Team event in Philadelphia in August 2016

KFUO Radio’s Andy Bates talks with Deaconess Melissa DeGroot and Tracy Quaethem, manager, LCMS Life and Health Ministries, about the domestic Mercy Medical Team event scheduled for Aug. 25-29, 2016, in Philadelphia, Pa.

Controversial but not Complicated

It is not that we believe that freedom of religion overrules freedom of speech, but rather we believe that religious institutions ought to remain faithful to their beliefs.

The Church and Mental Health Workshop Audio Presentations

These audio presentations were recorded on Saturday, April 9, LCMS Life Ministry hosted a one-day symposium at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Workshop explores Church’s response to mental illness

More than 100 people attend LCMS Life Ministry’s “The Church and Mental Health” workshop April 9 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Notes for Life Newsletter — Spring 2016

In the spring 2016 issue Notes for Life, LCMS Life Ministry provides insight and encouragement into how Christians should join the battlegrounds for life, each one suited with the whole armor of God (Ephesians 6) to fight against the devil’s attacks.