‘Free to be Faithful’ – Fall 2015 newsletter

The fall 2015 Free to be Faithful newsletter highlights the candid conversation that took place during the “Let’s Talk Life, Marriage and Religious Liberty” conference, held Sept. 8-10 in Washington, D.C.

‘Free to be Faithful’ – Summer 2015 newsletter

When it comes to last week Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage, questions abound. To answer those queries, read through the summer issue of the Free to be Faithful newsletter, which includes President Matthew C. Harrison's response to the ruling as well as an update on the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty that will create an enduring LCMS presence in Washington, D.C.

Speaking of Rainbows

Every time a rainbow appears in the sky we are reminded of God’s mercy and grace. Shouldn’t we be able to use the rainbows appearing elsewhere for other purposes to speak God’s Word to those who are perishing in their sins?

Talking Marriage

Marriage is a public institution that promotes societal goods in a way that is both non-intrusive and beneficial for society as a whole.

Being for the Family

Now, as ever, faithful Christians must be intentional about teaching our children what marriage is, what family is and how family remains the stabilizing force of every society.

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.

‘Free to be Faithful’ – Spring 2015 newsletter

This month, the Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments on same-sex marriage as it pertains to states’ rights. Learn how we as Lutherans unpack the issue in the spring 2015 issue of the Free to be Faithful newsletter.

‘Free to be Faithful’ – Winter 2014 newsletter

Religious liberty and conscience, so long considered foundational in the United States of America, has been challenged in no less than three major Supreme Court cases in the last five years, with plenty more on the way.