On Sept. 1, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) filed a complaint against Concordia University Texas, Austin, Texas.
On Aug. 9, Concordia University Texas (CTX), Austin, Texas, President Dr. Donald Christian notified the LCMS Board of Directors that the CTX regents elected by the Synod convention would not be seated.
In keeping with the spirit of 2023 Resolution 7-03, the LCMS Board of Directors has reached out to the Concordia University Texas Board of Regents to request a meeting later this month.
Delegates amend two Synod Bylaws and reject a resolution to form a task force to study moving to a four-year convention cycle.
“Christ sustains you and makes you what you should be,” said LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison.
Hear from Dr. Päivi Räsänen, a Lutheran member of the Finnish Parliament who is facing prosecution for writing on the Christian view of marriage.
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison joined with other religious leaders in asking the U.S. Secretary of Education to preserve protections for faith-based student organizations on public college campuses.
On Jan. 21, LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison sent an email to all workers on the Synod roster addressing questions and concerns about the COVID-19 vaccines.
The Synod in convention recognized fellowship with a South African church body, commended a report on cremation, and requested further study on “the relationship between unity in doctrine and uniformity and variety in practice.”
A portion of this “white paper” takes up the demographic challenge of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. I pray, that as we face challenges with the Word of God, we will continue to grow together in unity.