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.

Campbell explains what’s at stake for LCMS after SCOTUS ruling

Jim Campbell is senior legal counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom and director of the Center for Marriage and Family.

Harrison: “We speak the truth in love to all” on same-sex marriage

In just a few weeks, the Supreme Court is expected to rule on the legality of same-sex marriage in America and roll out the implications of that ruling for individual states. I expect the ruling to create an alleged constitutional right to same-sex marriage, contrary to God’s created orders, natural law and the inerrant Scriptures.

Download bulletin insert on Supreme Court marriage ruling

In June, the Supreme Court is expected to rule on the legality of same-sex marriage in America. Download a free bulletin insert to share with your congregation.

Daily News: The Battle of Indiana and the Promise of Battles to Come

“The battle is not between gay rights and religious liberty—although religious liberty is certainly at stake—but between the sexual revolution and Christianity itself.”

Being for the Family

Now, as ever, faithful Christians must be intentional about teaching our children what marriage is, what family is and how family remains the stabilizing force of every society.

What does the Fourteenth Amendment have to say about marriage? (post 2)

The Fourteenth Amendment, referred to in both questions the Supreme Court agreed to answer, does not mention marriage specifically.

Supreme Court Set to Rule on Marriage

What’s coming next: This week, the Supreme Court began hearing oral argument on same-sex marriage as it pertains to states’ rights. The court is set to announce its decision in June.   What the ruling could mean for you: The Court…

Harrison joins faith leaders to uphold marriage, religious liberty

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison and 34 other U.S. religious leaders reaffirm their shared commitment to traditional marriage and religious freedom in a letter to those in public service.

LCMS president signs letter reaffirming marriage

On Thursday, April 23, LCMS President Matthew C. Harrison, along with other religious leaders, signed an open letter reaffirming one-man, one-woman marriage.

Girgis reminds LCMS: ‘Your gut instincts are sound’

“The people in the best position to … [speak about marriage] are in the church,” Sherif Girgis, co-author of “What Is Marriage? Man and Woman: A Defense,” explains in a Sept. 11 webinar.

Manhattan Declaration leader encourages LCMS Lutherans

Eric Teetsel heads a movement with 545,000 supporters that promotes religious liberty, marriage and life issues.

‘March for Marriage’ draws thousands to D.C.

Participants represent a range of religious and faith-based groups, ages and ethnicities.

Maggie Karner discusses marriage on KFUO

Maggie Karner, director, LCMS Life and Health Ministries, discusses the U.S. Supreme Court June 26 ruling on marriage on KFUO Radio’s Law & Gospel program.

LCMS responds to Supreme Court ruling in marriage case

Responding to the June 26 decision striking down part of a federal law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman, the LCMS issues a statement saying “we are saddened for our nation, even as we call our fellow Christians to faithfulness and prayer.”