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December 27, 2017
LCMS Missionary Battling Witch-Burnings in New Guinea
An LCMS missionary is getting attention for battling "sanguma" in Papua New Guinea, the practice...
November 30, 2017
The LCMS Adult Conversion Rate & Other Surprising Statistics
Per capita, the LCMS has one convert for every 44 adult members. That is a...
November 27, 2017
An LCMS Murder
A man identified as the "youth pastor" of Grace Lutheran Church (LCMS) in Chester, Virginia, shot...
October 18, 2017
The New Edition of Luther’s Small Catechism
Concordia Publishing House has just released Luther's Small Catechism with Explanation, 2017 Edition. This updates the...
June 13, 2017
Southern Baptist Numbers Are Shrinking
Why are conservative churches growing over all, but some are not?
June 06, 2017
What conservative churches & liberal churches have in common today
More from Kenneth L. Woodward's Getting Religion: Faith, Culture, and Politics from the Age of...
March 13, 2017
LCMS judge is censured for following her church
We blogged about (here, here, and here) the case of Judge Ruth Neely, a municipal...
January 30, 2017
LCMS president on immigration issues
When it comes to immigration issues, there is the obligation of the State to enforce...
July 25, 2016
“Conscientious objection against the state”
Hillsdale professor and LCMS member Korey Maas has an op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal about...
July 18, 2016
Lutherans have a confessional convention
Conservatives/confessionals feel very good about the triennial convention of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, which...
July 15, 2016
Lutheran women as conscientious objectors
The convention of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, which ended yesterday, passed a novel resolution...
July 11, 2016
The Lutherans’ great and holy council
The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod is holding its triennial convention July 9-14 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin....
June 23, 2016
LCMS judge on trial for her views on marriage
More on Ruth Neely, the Wyoming judge and member of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod,...
June 15, 2016
Matt Harrison re-elected President of LCMS
Rev. Matthew Harrison was re-elected today for his third term as president of the Lutheran...
February 24, 2016
Lutherans and Anglicans together
While liberal Lutherans and liberal Episcopalians have gone the way of mainline Protestantism in its...
February 01, 2016
LCMS congregation will go before the Supreme Court
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case from an LCMS congregation. Trinity Lutheran...
January 22, 2016
Sudanese Anglicans to become Lutheran?
The Anglican Church of South Sudan, a church body of some 1 million members that...
December 30, 2015
Top Lutheran stories of 2015
So what were the biggest stories or most important developments in confessional Lutheranism for 2015? ...
December 03, 2015
What members of the LCMS actually believe
That Pew Religious Landscape study we blogged about last month now has denominational breakdowns. This...
December 02, 2015
LCMS dissolves relationship with Boy Scouts
The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod has formally dissolved its Memorandum of Understanding with the Boy...
November 03, 2015
The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod has put together a web site in conjunction with the...
August 03, 2015
Racially friendly denominations may surprise you
A sociologist tested what denominations were most open to new people from different races. His...
July 23, 2015
Removing a heterodox pastor
The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod is getting criticized for expelling a pastor and professor for publicly...
March 21, 2015
What’s the difference between pastors and laypeople?
Rev. Adam Roe, in his series on vocation at Mission: Work, observes that Philip Melanchthon,...
August 28, 2014
Evangelizing the condemned Nazis
Last year almost to the day we blogged about Rev. Henry Gerecke, the LCMS military...
May 21, 2014
What the LCMS believes about the Bible
We blogged about the Brief Statement of the Doctrinal Position of the LCMS. President Harrison...
May 13, 2014
Rev. Matthew Harrison, president of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, posted a passage from the...
January 28, 2014
J. Gresham Machen on the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod
J. Gresham Machen was one of the 20th century's leading Reformed theologians, a Princeton faculty...
December 03, 2013
And now LINOS
In the political world, you will hear talk of RINOs, Republican In Name Only. LCMS...
July 31, 2013
LCMS convention post mortem
The convention of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod is over. There were no big controversies. ...
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