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The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison is president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

Update from President Harrison on Large Catechism

President Harrison asks CPH to resume distribution of the annotated Large Catechism.

God’s abundant grace: A sermon from Luther

A sermon of Martin Luther from April 6, 1541, is translated by LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison.

‘Another year of grace’: A message from the Synod president

With the name of Jesus and at the celebration of His first shedding of blood, we begin our new year.

Respect for Marriage Act: Misnamed law threatens religious liberty

On Dec. 13, President Biden signed the Respect for Marriage Act into law.

Right administration of the sacraments

The true “marks” of the church are evident to all and provide sufficient grounds to identify the presence of true fellowship.

Resurrection courage: Ours in Christ

A message from the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison. president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

The sin of racism: A Gospel response

The church needs to condemn all sin, including racism, and articulate God’s love in Christ for all.

Abortion: Lessons from the Early Church

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison shares excerpts of an essay by Hermann Sasse (1895–1976).

A Word in the Wake of the Buffalo Tragedy

As we are shocked by another act of violence, we pray for those who have been impacted and persevere in showing Christ’s love to others.

Church and culture: A call to repentance

Much of what we see today in society results from philosophies and teachings that elevate humanity and thereby eliminate God and His Law.

Announcement of Presidential Visitation of Concordia University Texas (CTX)

LCMS President Harrison will conduct an in-person visitation of CTX April 20–22, 2022.

Announcement of Presidential Visitation of Concordia University Wisconsin and Ann Arbor (CUWAA)

LCMS President Harrison will conduct an in-person visitation of CUWAA March 23–25, 2022.

Harrison issues letter regarding recent events at CUW

As events at Concordia University Wisconsin (CUW), Mequon, Wis., cause concern in the church, LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison asks for patience and prayers.

The end of ‘comfortable’ Christianity

Probably not in this generation, but maybe in the next, Christians in America will likely have to stand before the courts like our fellow Lutherans in Finland.

The gift of life: A letter from President Harrison

The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, shares thoughts about the sanctity of life.

Personal remarks from President Harrison about COVID and vaccines

“We must obey God rather than men” (Acts 5:29). I aim to resist this increasing encroachment wherever and whenever I can.