The resolutions covered issues of racism, abortion, vaccines and more.
Floor Committee 5 finished its business at the 68th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, presenting resolutions on Communion practice, Lutheran education, and marriage and sexuality.
The resolutions call for raising awareness of human trafficking, encouraging pastoral care for those who suffer from mental illness, and giving thanks for LCMS Disaster Response’s faithful work.
The resolutions address ordained and commissioned candidate placement, standards of accountability, spiritual care for victims of sexual misconduct, and some “housekeeping” Bylaw changes.
The resolutions address church planting, mission to U.S. immigrant communities, multi-congregation parish support, church worker wellness and more.
Racism grounds the identity and security of human life not in the God who alone is our Creator, Redeemer, and Sanctifier, but in self. Racism is a sin against the First Commandment because it fails to receive other human beings as gifts from God.
As part of ‘Mission Field: Baltimore,’ the Rev. Martin and Kathy Schultheis will serve the community of Sandtown-Winchester.
The event, held March 27-28, was hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National League of Cities.
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Commission on Theology and Church Relations (CTCR) has prepared a Bible study titled “Immigrants Among Us: A Lutheran Framework for Addressing Immigration Issues” to complement a 2012 CTCR report of the same name.
O Lord, grant justice in Your left-hand kingdom, especially in the governments of this nation and of all the earth. Correct wrong. Punish and thwart evil, and especially racist evil.
Even stalwart Christians have questions about the faith — big queries about salvation, death and life, ethics and the Scriptures.
Provides a timely theological response and reflection for teenagers, young adults and grown adults.
The 2017 LCMS Life Conference is Jan. 27-29 in Arlington, Va., and four of the speakers were on KFUO to talk about the importance of discussing life issues.