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U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Madrid stands next to a vintage aircraft display outside Randolph Air Force Base, Texas. First Liberty Institute represents Madrid on the basis he was unlawfully punished because of his religious beliefs about marriage and sexuality. (Courtesy of First Liberty Institute)

Synod, other advocates speak for religious liberty in secularized military

U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Madrid allegedly was punished because of his religious beliefs about marriage and sexuality.

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Young people take the Lutheran Youth Fellowship Youth Poll at the 2016 LCMS Youth Gathering, July 16-20 in New Orleans. (Nathan B. Harrmann)

LYF Youth Poll results reflect headlines, scriptural stance

Participants at every triennial LCMS Youth Gathering since 1980 take the poll that helps inform the Church and aids in developing youth-ministry resources and events.

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COP deals with many topics at first post-convention meeting

The Sept. 9-13 LCMS Council of Presidents meeting features an agenda with numerous guest speakers and topics.

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New legal guide helps ministries prepare for lawsuits

The Synod and Alliance Defending Freedom collaborate on a manual, “Protecting Your Ministry (From Sexual Orientation Gender Identity Lawsuits).”

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Delegates applaud during the final session at the 66th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. (LCMS/Frank Kohn)

Convention acts on marriage, vocation, euthanasia

Delegates adopt six “Church and Culture” resolutions during the LCMS convention’s closing session.

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Photographs on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at the 66th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Michael Schuermann

Delegates act on marriage, same-sex marriage, outreach to Muslim neighbors

Action on issues raised within the church by changes in the culture continued on Tuesday at the 66th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

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