Life Ministry

LCMS denounces Planned Parenthood

LCMS leadership reminds Lutherans that unborn lives matter

KFUO Audio: Faith’n’Family — Infertility Ethics Symposium on Nov. 7, 2015

KFUO Radio host Andy Bates talked on June 23 with speakers for the upcoming Infertility Ethics Symposium, which will be hosted by LCMS Life Ministry on Saturday, Nov. 7, at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Free to be Faithful essay contest

Those chosen to serve as ambassadors will receive free transportation, lodging and meals for the fall conference in Washington, where they will hear speakers — and take part in discussions — on safeguarding marriage, life and religious liberty.

KFUO Audio: Faith’n’Family – Events and Resources for Families with Special Needs

Delores Desemone, Co-Chair of the St. Charles County Chapter of Lutherans for Life, and Jerry Marks, Phd, LCSW, of Lutheran Family and Children’s Services of Missouri, discuss upcoming events offering resources and fun to families with special needs.

Audio: Listen to 2015 LCMS Life Conference presentations

The LCMS Life Ministry offers audio presentations from our 2015 LCMS Life Conference.

LCMS president issues statement on 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade

On the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion, LCMS President Harrison issued a statement upholding life.

Audio: Death with Dignity – Faith’n’Family host Andy Bates interviews Maggie Karner

Maggie Karner, director of LCMS Life and Health Ministries, discusses physician-assisted death and the viral story of Brittany Maynard. Like Brittany, Maggie has been diagnosed with stage-four glioblastoma brain cancer. Listen to her perspective on life, control and death with dignity.

Karner responds to terminally ill woman’s suicide plan

Also battling brain cancer, Maggie Karner, director of LCMS Life and Health Ministries, addresses the plan of terminally ill newlywed Brittany Maynard to die by assisted suicide.

Commentary: Should Lutherans take ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’?

What should Christians watch out for when donating money to this ALS cause?

Interview with Dr. Jeff Gibbs and Katie Schuermann about upcoming Infertility Ethics Symposium

Dr. Jeff Gibbs, Professor of Exegetical Theology – Concordia Seminary and Katie Schuermann, talk about the upcoming Infertility Ethics Symposim, which takes place Nov. 8, 2014, at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Mo. Visit the LCMS Life Ministry website, www.lcms.org/life, for more information about this event.

Interview with Ed Szeto and Rev. Christopher Esget about 2015 Life Conference

Ed Szeto, Special Projects coordinator for LCMS Life Ministries, and Rev. Christopher Esget, pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Alexandria, Va., talk about the LCMS 2015 Life Conference, which will take place Jan. 22-24, 2015, in Washington, D.C. Visit www.lcms.org/events/lifeconference for more details on this event.

Upcoming symposium targets infertility ethics

The Nov. 8 event at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will tackle the question of what is God-pleasing in the field of infertility medicine.

Registration opens for 2015 Life Conference

The conference is set for Jan. 22-24 in Arlington, Va., in conjunction with the Jan. 22 March for Life in Washington, D.C.

Worldwide KFUO ‘Book Talk’ interviews author of Abuse of Discretion: The Inside Story of Roe v Wade

Clarke D. Forsythe, author of Abuse of Discretion: The Inside Story of Roe v Wade, provides a revealing analysis of the landmark Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion on demand. The program originally aired Feb. 14, 2014, on Worldwide KFUO’s Cross Edges ‘Book Talk’ feature.

Lutherans join life marches on east, west coasts

The “March for Life” in Washington, D.C., takes place Jan. 22, and the “Walk for Life West Coast” is held Jan. 25 in San Francisco.

Karner and Tobias discuss the sanctity of life

Maggie Karner, director LCMS Life and Health Ministries, and Carol Tobias, president of the National Right to Life Committee, talk to KFUO about the sanctity of life and the 2014 March for Life.