As governors, mayors and councilmen provide guidelines to meet the impact of COVID-19 within their jurisdictions, heightened concerns about government overreach and infringement of constitutional rights are being raised in many sectors of society.
Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, addresses the church regarding the changing situations as states and communities face reopening.
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison wrote a letter to the U.S. Attorney General in defense of religious liberties.
On April 2, the U.S. Small Business Administration confirmed that tax-exempt nonprofits such as churches are eligible to apply.
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.
After a rigorous review and selection process, LCMS Chaplain Gregory Todd has been promoted to the rank of rear admiral (lower half) and will now serve as deputy chief of Navy chaplains and chaplain of the U.S. Marine Corps.
The Supreme Court’s NIFLA decision undergirds free speech protections for pregnancy counselors and others.
In a decision announced Monday, June 4, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in favor of Masterpiece Cakeshop owner/artist Jack Phillips. In 2012, Phillips, a Christian, declined to design a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, stating that to do so would violate his religious convictions.
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.”
The Synod is among 22 states, 144 members of Congress and numerous other organizations filing amicus briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that could block California’s mandate for abortion advertisements in pro-life pregnancy centers.
The Rev. Dr. Greg Seltz, executive director of the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty, reflects on the significance of the annual March for Life.
Upon hearing oral arguments for Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission Dec. 5, the U.S. Supreme Court now must decide, in effect, whether Christians have the same liberty as others to live consistently according to their religious beliefs.
The brief’s basis is that the government cannot force Americans to use their abilities and vocations to perform services that violate their faith and conscience.
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis says he will delay implementing President Trump’s military transgender policy pending further review.
KFUO moderator Kip Allen interviews Roger Drinnon (pictured) on the topic May 17 on Worldwide KFUO radio.