Our Bylaws make clear: All are to carry out responsibilities “in a manner reflecting the highest degree of integrity and honesty consistent with the Scriptures, the Lutheran Confessions, the Constitution, Bylaws, and resolutions of the Synod.”
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) is pleased to announce that 37 congregations received grants during Phase 1 of the 1 John 3 Initiative Million Dollar Life Match.
“The increased violence … against churches, pro-life organizations and pregnancy centers are clearly terrorist attacks: they use violence designed to intimidate in order to achieve political ends.”
Today we rejoice that the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned ‘Roe v. Wade’ and pray that all would treasure and protect life as a gift from God.
Life is precious, and we applaud the action of the U.S. Supreme Court to correct the egregious and mortal error codified in Roe v. Wade.
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.
LCMS President Harrison will conduct an in-person visitation of CTX April 20–22, 2022.
LCMS President Harrison will conduct an in-person visitation of CUWAA March 23–25, 2022.
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.
“We must obey God rather than men” (Acts 5:29). I aim to resist this increasing encroachment wherever and whenever I can.
Please study this collection of resources, which provides a summary of what we know about the COVID-19 vaccines, their relation to the issue of abortion, and what we can (and cannot) say about these matters from the Synod’s perspective.
Hear from Dr. Päivi Räsänen, a Lutheran member of the Finnish Parliament who is facing prosecution for writing on the Christian view of marriage.
Two Finnish leaders are being prosecuted for articulating the historic Christian teaching on human sexuality.
The Japanese Lutheran Church (JLC) recently made two decisions about the Office of the Holy Ministry that are contrary to Scripture.
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison joined a diverse group of U.S. religious and legal leaders in writing to the U.S. Secretary of Education to provide protections for faith-based student organizations and their contributions to religious diversity on public college campuses.
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison addresses the Equality Act.