traditional marriage

CTCR report addresses marriage and the state

The report follows several requests, in recent years, for the CTCR to address the question of whether or to what extent LCMS clergy should continue to serve as agents of the state in officiating marriages and signing civil marriage licenses.

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.

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.