marriage

Finnish Lutherans fully acquitted

On March 30, the Helsinki District Court in Finland issued its decision to acquit both the Rev. Dr. Juhana Pohjola and Dr. Päivi Räsänen.

CTCR report addresses marriage and the state

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.

‘In sickness and in health’: May ‘Lutheran Witness’

The issue explains how to keep Christ at the center of the wedding day and how Christ cares for His Bride, the church.

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.

Hill re-elected president of Wyoming District

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.

CPH book provides steps for ‘Surviving Divorce’

“Without This Ring: Surviving Divorce,” by Donna Pyle, is designed to provide “Christ-centered steps toward hope and healing.”

Convention acts on marriage, vocation, euthanasia

Delegates adopt six “Church and Culture” resolutions during the LCMS convention’s closing session.

Delegates act on marriage, same-sex marriage, outreach to Muslim neighbors

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.

Harrison: Is Scalia’s death ‘harbinger of worse things to come’?

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison issues a statement on the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

Senator to discuss tax-exempt status with LCMS

Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) will discuss the issue in a “Free to be Faithful” webinar Sept. 15 at 9 a.m. Central time.

Marriage, sexuality conference encourages ‘confidence, cheer’

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.”

ADF’s Campbell to discuss SCOTUS marriage ruling

Jim Campbell, senior legal counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, returns to host his second “Free to be Faithful” webinar July 14.

Alliance Defending Freedom Live-streamed Presentation on Marriage

Join Alliance Defending Freedom for a presentation on what the Supreme Court’s recent legalization of same-sex marriage means for you.

LCMS U director offers encouragement, hope in wake of SCOTUS marriage ruling

LCMS U director reminds college students: “God has a habit of working great things out of dark moments.”

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.

Talking Marriage

Marriage is a public institution that promotes societal goods in a way that is both non-intrusive and beneficial for society as a whole.