Life Ministry

Call for nominations/applicants: Director of Life Ministry

The deadline to apply or submit nominations is Oct. 15.

‘Defending Life’ conference set for Sept. 6–7 in California

The conference is funded in part by a grant from the LCMS Office of National Mission.

LCMS convention commends and expands mercy work in the Synod

On July 23, Floor Committee 3 passed resolutions commending LCMS Disaster Response and the Synod’s life ministries and encouraging further training to care for those with mental illness.

LCMS convention reaffirms stances on life and marriage

Two resolutions — affirming the LCMS stances on beginning-of-life issues and biblical marriage — passed by wide margins on Sunday.

KFUO Radio: LCMS Life Conference

The Rev. Robert Zagore, executive director of the LCMS Office of National Mission, talks about the 2019 LCMS Life Conference during a Free to be Faithful® program with KFUO host Kip Allen.

LCMS President’s statement regarding gubernatorial actions expanding abortion in New York, Illinois

A statement from the Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, in response to recent gubernatorial actions expanding abortion in New York and Illinois.

Register now for ‘Joy:fully Alive — Body & Soul’

The 2019 LCMS Life Conference will be held Jan. 17–19 at the Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel in Arlington, Va.

Lutherans For Life to celebrate 40 years at national conference

Online registration is open for the conference, to be held in St. Louis under the theme “From Age to Age the Same” (Is. 46:3–4).

Freedom to be faithful prevails at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court’s NIFLA decision undergirds free speech protections for pregnancy counselors and others.

LCMS members play key role in passing Iowa fetal heartbeat bill

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed the bill — which prohibits most abortions once a heartbeat is detectable by ultrasound — on May 4. Previously in Iowa, most abortions were permitted up to 20 weeks of pregnancy.

‘Love Saves Lives’: Lutherans march for life in Chicago and D.C.

There are more marches planned for the coming weeks in other U.S. cities.

Plans underway for 45th annual March for Life

The national event will take place in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 19, with regional events planned for dates in January and February.

Reporter Supplement: Eyes of Life

A Supplement to the Reporter highlights Eyes of Life, an initiative of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod to boldly give voice to what millions of others believe as well: that all life, from conception to natural death, is sacred, valued and a gift from God.

“Faith, Hope and Love: A Threefold Response to 13 Reasons Why”

Provides a timely theological response and reflection for teenagers, young adults and grown adults.

KFUO Audio: Adoptee shares story after birth mother chose life

Kim Glassman’s birth mother put her up for adoption with a caring family. She shares her life story with KFUO Radio host Kip Allen.

KFUO Audio: Analysis of March for Life media coverage

Media Research Center writer Katie Yoder and KFUO Radio host Kip Allen discuss how the 2017 March for Life was covered by the mainstream media.