The report follows several requests, in recent years, for the CTCR to address the question of whether or to what extent LCMS clergy should continue to serve as agents of the state in officiating marriages and signing civil marriage licenses.
The issue explains how to keep Christ at the center of the wedding day and how Christ cares for His Bride, the church.
Two resolutions — affirming the LCMS stances on beginning-of-life issues and biblical marriage — passed by wide margins on Sunday.
The Rev. John E. Hill was elected to his second term as president of the LCMS Wyoming District at the district’s 19th convention, held May 3-5.
“Without This Ring: Surviving Divorce,” by Donna Pyle, is designed to provide “Christ-centered steps toward hope and healing.”
Delegates adopt six “Church and Culture” resolutions during the LCMS convention’s closing session.
Action on issues raised within the church by changes in the culture continued on Tuesday at the 66th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison issues a statement on the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) will discuss the issue in a “Free to be Faithful” webinar Sept. 15 at 9 a.m. Central time.
DOXOLOGY’s Aug. 12-13 “Finding Our Voice” conference in St. Louis helps participants speak “confidently and positively about the biblical vision for sexual fidelity.”