CTCR Library — Social Issues and Citizenship

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod's Commission on Theology and Church Relations has produced and compiled reports, opinions, and Bible studies thataddress the Lutheran view of church and state, racism, immigration, gambling, capital punishment, the care of creation, and other topics

CTCR Library — Man and Woman in the Church

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Commission on Theology and Church Relations has compiled reports and opinions regarding God’s design for man/woman relationships in marriage and the church.

CTCR Library — Life Issues

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Commission on Theology and Church Relations has produced and compiled reports that address the topics of abortion, reproductive ethics, and end-of-life concerns and decisions.

CTCR Library — Marriage and Sexuality

The CTCR provides Scriptural perspectives to explain God’s design for human sexuality and marriage between one man and one woman. Topics also include divorce, remarriage and gender identity.

CTCR evaluation – ‘Lutheran World Federation’

The LCMS Commission on Theology and Church Relations provides an overview of the Lutheran World Federation as a resource in advising partner churches about the LWF and the Commission’s concern over their joint membership with the LWF.

CTCR report – Human beings as gifts of God

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.