traditional marriage

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.

‘Free to be Faithful’ sponsors essay contest for college students

Those chosen as “Free to be Faithful young adult ambassadors” will be asked to attend a Sept. 8-10 conference in Washington, D.C.

Marriage at the High Court (post 1)

Thus, God’s left-hand kingdom—whether in ancient Greece and Rome, in Great Britain before our Revolutionary War, where our country traces its legal heritage and in this nation until very recently—has agreed with God’s right-hand kingdom concerning the conjugal view of marriage. It is this harmony between the left-hand kingdom’s view of marriage and the right-hand kingdom’s view that is hanging in the balance in the cases now pending before the Supreme Court.

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.

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

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

World Vision trying to shore up evangelical base

Its policy endorsing same-sex marriage was reversed within 48 hours after supporters threatened to pull donations. Now the agency is asking board members to formally affirm traditional marriage.

Thousands rally in D.C. for traditional marriage

Chants of “one man, one woman” ring out on the Capitol lawn June 19 as several thousand people take part in the March for Marriage.

Presbyterians vote to allow gay marriage

The Presbyterian Church (USA) votes to allow gay and lesbian weddings, making it among the largest Christian denominations to take an embracing step toward same-sex marriage.

San Francisco archbishop defends decision to join rally

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone says taking part in the March for Marriage in Washington is not “anti-LGBT … anti-anyone or anti-anything.”

Pope: Traditional marriage an icon of God’s love

Pope Francis stresses the importance of marriage between a man and a woman at his general audience at the Vatican on April 2.

Brian Brown calls on youth to be ‘heroes’

In a March 13 “Free to Be Faithful” webinar, the president of the National Organization for Marriage emphasizes the importance of defending marriage as a union between a man and a woman.

May, Harrison call for support of Indiana marriage bill

Indiana District President Rev. Daniel May and Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison are working together to strengthen — and safeguard — traditional marriage in Indiana.