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.
The Making Disciples for Life fall conference took place Oct. 10–12 at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.
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.”
Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Rev. Dr. Greg Seltz presents on “Religious Freedom in Our PC Culture.”
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.
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.
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.
On July 25, the Synod in convention passed resolutions to condemn physician-assisted suicide and to pray for persecuted Christians worldwide.
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.
The Supreme Court’s NIFLA decision undergirds free speech protections for pregnancy counselors and others.
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 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.”