Life Together with President Harrison – April 2022

In this Life Together Digest, the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS), reflects on the hope of the resurrection that Christians have in Christ this Eastertide.

Life Together with President Harrison – March 2022

In this month's Life Together Digest, the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, discusses the war in Ukraine and its impact on many, including the Lutherans in our Ukrainian partner church.

Life Together with President Harrison – February 2022

In this month's Life Together Digest, the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, recounts the story of Rosa Young, who helped start 30 Lutheran schools to provide education to African American children in rural Alabama in the early 1900s.

Life Together with President Harrison – January 2022

In this month's Life Together Digest, the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, discusses the account of Elizabeth greeting Mary in Luke 1, and how it speaks clearly to the dignity and sacredness of unborn life in the womb.

Life Together with President Harrison – December 2021

In this Life Together Digest, the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS), reflects on the rich meaning of the season of Advent, and the hope and joy that Christians find in this season.

Life Together with President Harrison – November 2021

In this Life Together Digest, the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, speaks with Deaconess Tiffany Manor, executive director of LCMS Life Ministry, about the work of pro-life Lutherans across the Synod, caring for people at all stages of life.

Life Together with President Harrison – October 2021

In this Life Together Digest, the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, speaks with the Rev. Dr. James Baneck, executive director of LCMS Pastoral Education, about Set Apart to Serve, the Synod’s new long-term church work recruitment initiative.

Life Together with President Harrison – September 2021

In this Life Together Digest, the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, takes stock of the ongoing work of the LCMS in recent months, through its 90,000 full-time and part-time workers across the Synod, in churches, schools, RSOs, universities and more.

Life Together with President Harrison – August 2021

In this Life Together Digest, the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, discusses the recent decision of the Synod’s Japanese partner church, the Nihon Ruteru Kyodan, to affirm the ordination of women.

Life Together with President Harrison – June 2021

In this Life Together Digest, the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, reflects on the work of the 1,885 LCMS schools across the country and their 21,222 teachers to bring faithful instruction to over 200,000 students over the course of the past school year, even amid the ongoing challenges of hybrid learning and other pandemic-related measures.

Life Together with President Harrison – May 2021

In this Life Together Digest, the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, discusses the Finnish government’s harassment of the Evangelical Lutheran Mission Diocese of Finland, a partner church of the LCMS, over its biblical teachings on sexuality and marriage.

Life Together with President Harrison – April 2021

In this Life Together Digest, the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS), discusses the Synod's celebration of the 500 year anniversary of Luther's "Here I Stand" speech at the Diet of Worms, as well as the approaching 175th anniversary of the founding of the LCMS (in 2022).

Life Together with President Harrison – March 2021

In this month's Life Together Digest, the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, discusses Luther’s assertion that “the Christian life is a discipleship of suffering.”