A number of resources are available from Concordia Publishing House and Lutherans For Life to help Lutherans understand stem cell research, cloning, and other life issues, and how they relate to God’s Word and the sanctity of life.
Concordia Publishing House is offering free on its Web site Embryonic Stem Cell Research, a “Changing Currents” Bible study by Rev. Robert C. Baker, associate editor of adult Bible studies at CPH, and Dr. Robert W. Weise, professor of practical theology and Lutheran Charities chair for Pastoral Ministry and the Life Sciences at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.
Also available are:
All of the above resources may be downloaded in PDF format or ordered from CPH at www.cph.org/topics. To contact CPH, call 800-325-3040 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Prices quoted do not include shipping charges.
Also available to order and download from the LFL Web site are Bible studies, booklets, brochures, and bulletin inserts, including:
The fact that President Barack Obama has lifted restrictions on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research “is regrettable, but comes as no surprise,” says LFL Executive Director James Lamb. “This and other actions to devalue life and make the American public pay for it is exactly what he promised to do.”
Lamb urges fellow Lutherans to “not spend our time complaining” but to “seek opportunities in our congregations to apply the Word of Life to the stem cell issue.”
To download or order any of the above resources, click here. For more information about LFL, call 888-364-LIFE (5433) or send an e-mail to email@example.com. Prices quoted do not include shipping charges.
Posted March 11, 2009