The LCMS Council of Presidents held its fall meeting in San Diego Nov. 12-15.
At its November meeting, the Board heard from its chairman about efforts to increase the efficiencies of corporate Synod so the church can use the savings on its “core competencies.”
The study utilized surveys and focus groups to collect data for use in helping LCMS congregations minister to young adults.
More than half of 18- to 35-year-olds say that in some situations having an abortion is the “most responsible decision.”
According to Barna researcher David Kinnaman, 38 percent of Americans claim no particular religious identity.