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Life Together with President Harrison – February 2016

Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod President Matthew C. Harrison announces the February edition of Life Together — the Synod’s monthly digital news digest.

A statement from President Harrison on the death of Justice Scalia

We have received the news of the death of Justice Scalia with deep shock. On the moral issues, on which The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod has taken a public stand (life, marriage and religious freedom), we and all creedal and biblically oriented Christians had no more stalwart friend on the Supreme Court than Justice Scalia.

Life Together with President Harrison – January 2016

Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod President Matthew C. Harrison announces the January edition of Life Together — the Synod’s monthly digital news digest. Pastor Harrison shares highlights from the LCMS to aid the whole church as we live and work together to proclaim the Gospel and bear Christ’s mercy to one another in our congregations, communities and the world.

Life Together with President Harrison – December 2015

Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod President Matthew C. Harrison introduces Life Together — a monthly digital news digest. Pastor Harrison shares highlights from the LCMS to aid the whole church as we live and work together to proclaim the Gospel and bear Christ’s mercy to one another in our congregations, communities and the world.

KFUO: Golter leading 2017 Reformation celebration

Listen to a Dec. 9 interview with KFUO’s Andy Bates and the Rev. Randy Golter, who leads The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in planning the 2017 Reformation 500th anniversary celebration.

Golter to lead 2017 Reformation celebration, ‘Preach the Word’ effort

The Rev. Randall Golter will lead the Synod’s 2017 Reformation-celebration planning and the new LCMS preaching-enhancement program.

Upholding Marriage: God’s Plan and Gift

A statement by the Rev. Bart Day, executive director, Office of National Mission

Boy Scouts of America: Why the Proposed Policy Change Matters

Western culture is at a crucial moment in history. After 103 years of existence, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) may vote to change drastically its membership policy. For those who may be unaware, the BSA, in recent months, has discussed allowing both gay Scouts and Scout leaders into its organization.