The Rev. Mark T. Frith will work with the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty to train laity, church workers and congregations to be advocates for religious liberty.
Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty
‘Making Disciples for Life’: Staying awake in a world asleep
The Making Disciples for Life fall conference took place Oct. 10–12 at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.
LCMS President’s statement on the Equality Act
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison addresses the Equality Act.
BOD covers much ground in wide-ranging meeting
The Synod’s Board of Directors met via Zoom on Nov. 19.
New module addresses preaching in a post-Christian culture
The module features the Rev. Dr. Gregory P. Seltz, executive director of the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty in Washington, D.C., and speaker emeritus of “The Lutheran Hour.”
LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Religious Freedom in Our PC Culture’
Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Rev. Dr. Greg Seltz presents on “Religious Freedom in Our PC Culture.”
Faith in the public square: US Supreme Court decisions impact religious principles, freedom
The rulings concern issues of life, sexuality and education.
BOD adopts first-quarter budget for FY21
Due to near-term COVID-related challenges, the Board in April had endorsed a proposal from the Operations Team to prepare spending forecasts through the end of the current fiscal year and abbreviated budget proposals for just the first quarter of the next.
Faith in the public square: LCMS youth starts pro-life group at her public high school
Anna Young, an LCMS pastor’s daughter, recently started a Students for Life of America group at her public high school in Nashville, Tenn. It is the first such group in the county.
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 condemns physician-assisted suicide, remembers the persecuted church
On July 25, the Synod in convention passed resolutions to condemn physician-assisted suicide and to pray for persecuted Christians worldwide.
KFUO Radio: Two-kingdom perspective of the State of the Union address
The Rev. Dr. Gregory Seltz, executive director of the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty, discusses the 2019 State of the Union address from a two-kingdom perspective during a Free to be Faithful® program with KFUO host Kip Allen.
Freedom to be faithful prevails at Supreme Court
The Supreme Court’s NIFLA decision undergirds free speech protections for pregnancy counselors and others.
BOD adopts conservative budget for fiscal year 2019
Meeting in St. Louis May 18–19, the LCMS Board of Directors adopted a fiscal year 2019 operations budget of $69.4 million, a figure nearly $8 million lower than that of the current fiscal year, which ends June 30.
LCMS joins others in affirming ‘God-given sexual identity’
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison and the Rev. Dr. Gregory Seltz, executive director of the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty, are two of the signers of “Created Male and Female: An Open Letter from Religious Leaders.”