Matthew Harrison

Held fast by God’s Word: A resolution for 2024

A New Year column from LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison.

Synod seeks reversal of CTX governance change

On Sept. 1, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) filed a complaint against Concordia University Texas, Austin, Texas.

Synod officers to be installed in St. Louis

The service of installation will take place in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, on Sept. 15 at 7 p.m.

CTX Board of Regents declines to seat new members

On Aug. 9, Concordia University Texas (CTX), Austin, Texas, President Dr. Donald Christian notified the LCMS Board of Directors that the CTX regents elected by the Synod convention would not be seated.

LCMS BOD seeks meeting with CTX BOR

In keeping with the spirit of 2023 Resolution 7-03, the LCMS Board of Directors has reached out to the Concordia University Texas Board of Regents to request a meeting later this month.

Synod convention recognizes Harrison’s re-election

“Christ sustains you and makes you what you should be,” said LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison.

International Lutheran Council reaffirms 2021 letter denouncing religious persecution in Finland

The reaffirmation comes as the Rev. Dr. Juhana Pohjola and Dr. Päivi Räsänen face a second trial for holding to biblical Christianity.

LCMS and LCC Joint Statement on Koinonia Meetings

On Feb. 26–28, 2023, about fifty pastors from The Lutheran Church—Canada (LCC) and The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) gathered for a koinonia meeting to deepen their mutual work on mission and ministry in Canada.

LCMS statement on Concordia University Texas

The LCMS Board of Directors and Office of the President address the action by Concordia University Texas to self-govern.

Resurrection courage: The future is already written

All the crosses and trials that afflict us today will be left in the grave at the Resurrection.

Ankerberg installed as CUWAA president

Dr. Erik P. Ankerberg has nearly 15 years of experience in leadership positions at Lutheran institutions of higher education.

President Harrison denounces disturbing ideologies

LCMS leaders and congregations reject racist views and instead stand firm on the biblical belief that every human is a precious child of God.

Update from President Harrison on Large Catechism

President Harrison asks CPH to resume distribution of the annotated Large Catechism.

God’s abundant grace: A sermon from Luther

A sermon of Martin Luther from April 6, 1541, is translated by LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison.

LCMS and LCC Joint Statement on Mission and Ministry in Canada

On November 21–22, 2022, representatives from The Lutheran Church—Canada (LCC) and The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) met in Windsor, Ontario, Canada to discuss the work and scope of the LCMS English and SELC Districts in Canada.