religious liberty

Jack Phillips, a Christian cake artist being sued for declining to design a custom wedding cake for a same-sex wedding, decorates one of his “masterpieces.” In September, the LCMS joined an amicus brief in support of Phillips. The case is set to be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court Dec. 5.

Synod joins amicus brief for Colorado baker under fire for marriage view

The brief’s basis is that the government cannot force Americans to use their abilities and vocations to perform services that violate their faith and conscience.

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Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speak to troops in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Sept. 28, 2017. (DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr)

Defense Secretary Mattis: DoD/DHS panel will review president’s transgender guidance

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis says he will delay implementing President Trump’s military transgender policy pending further review.

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KFUO Audio: Why Do Christians Show Mercy?

The Rev. Ross Johnson, director of LCMS Disaster Response, and the Rev. Michael Meyer, manager of LCMS Disaster Response, joined host Kip Allen on September’s “Free to be Faithful” program on Worldwide KFUO to discuss how Christians respond to disasters.

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KFUO Audio: Synod’s Drinnon, Slayton discuss political agenda of words

The positive and negative power of words was the topic as LCMS Communications’ Roger Drinnon and Peter Slayton joined host Kip Allen on August’s “Free to be Faithful” program on Worldwide KFUO.

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KFUO Audio: Goeglein discusses state of religious liberty in United States

Timothy Goeglein, vice-president for External Relations at Focus on the Family in Washington, D.C., addressed religious liberty issues in the United States with host Kip Allen during July’s “Free to be Faithful” program on Worldwide KFUO.

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With the U.S. Supreme Court delivering its Trinity Lutheran Church ruling in favor of the church on June 26, 2017, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod will be looking at the specifics of the decision and its implications for religious liberty. (Wikipedia/Matt H. Wade)

Supreme Court delivers landmark ruling in favor of LCMS church preschool

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.

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