In the wake of the now-viral video showing a top-level Planned Parenthood official discussing the harvesting of organs and tissue from aborted babies, the LCMS Life Committee hosted a media availability at the Synod’s International Center in St. Louis, July 16.
In an LCMS Free to be Faithful webinar, Alliance Defending Freedom lawyer Jim Campbell talks about the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on same-sex marriage, whether or not pastors should continue performing marriage ceremonies and why the time to communicate the truth about marriage is now.
This film highlights what the Lord is doing through the LCMS, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod — its congregations, districts and ministries. See the story of how the Synod is working together in ministry through our church emphasis, “Witness, Mercy, Life Together.” It is being shown at all 2015 district conventions.
The name of civil-rights champion Dr. Rosa Parks is well known to history. But there was another Rosa, “a black teacher with liberating dreams,” with an inspiring story of her own. See this compelling documentary on Dr. Rosa J. Young, pioneer Lutheran educator and missionary who, alongside the Rev. Nils J. Bakke, planted dozens of historically black Lutheran schools and chapels in the American South.
Confessional Lutheran church leaders from every continent except Antarctica discussed burgeoning churches in the Global South and East, as well as challenges in the West, during the International Conference on Confessional Leadership in the 21st Century held in Wittenberg, Germany, in early May of 2015.