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Image Source:  Concordia Seminary, St. Louis   Posted at Christian News: Concordia Seminary, St. Louis has just announced the lineup for its “Multiethnic Symposium” to be held May 2-3, 2023 under the theme “Hope for the Church, Hope for the Future”. The announcement begins: “Generation is an important word in Scripture. Since the beginning, God has been creating and gathering for Himself a people whom He loves. From generation to generation, His faithfulness and love endures forever (Ps. 100:5 ESV). From one generation to another, God calls parents to share His story of salvation with their children.” [ ] Yet, Concordia Seminary has chosen, as one of the officiating clergy for the main Chapel Service at the Symposium, one who publicly supports the destruction of the next generation through the scourge of abortion: Rev. ST Williams, who is on the ordained roster of the LCMS. He’s listed as President of the LCMS “B

LCMS [Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod] President’s statement on the Equality Act

 Posted at The Reporter: A Word on the Equality Act To the Pastors, Called Workers and Members of the 6,000 Congregations of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod The words of the apostle Peter apply to us now: Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, who by God’s power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, so that the tested genuineness of your faith — more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire — may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ. Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him

Lutheran Church [LCMS] affirms traditional stance on LGBT issues, compassion for LGBT people

The 67th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, taking place in Tampa, Florida on July 20-25, 2019. | Facebook/National LCMS Convention By Michael Gryboski - Posted at The Christian Post: The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod overwhelmingly passed a resolution reaffirming its traditional, biblical stance on gender identity and sexual orientation, while also calling for churches to “minister compassionately” to people who identify as LGBT. At the LCMS’ 67th Regular Convention in Tampa, Florida, on Tuesday, Resolution 11-03A, titled “To Encourage Synod to Develop Resources to Aid Congregations and Schools regarding Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues,” passed with 96.8% of the vote. Among its points , the resolution reaffirmed “the biblical truth that God created humanity as male and female” and commended people who “continue to live chaste and decent lives in repentant faith” in spite of “same-sex attraction and gender identity confusion.” It also cond

Here’s What Disaster Relief Looks Like Right Now On The Ground In Houston

Source: The Federalist By Cheryl Magness - Posted at The Federalist : The swift response to Harvey's devastation was the fruit of much preparation, organization, and groundwork—often going back years. Within hours of Hurricane Harvey’s making landfall, relief efforts around the world had begun. First responders, local officials, churches, schools, civic organizations, and places of business leaped into action. In the days since Harvey released his fury on the Texas and Louisiana coasts, Americans have demonstrated the spirit that unifies much more than divides us , digging deep to share of their time, talents and treasure with those in need. It has been a sight to behold, but it is not something that just happens. Such a response is the fruit of much preparation, organization, and groundwork, often going back years. The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod , a two-million-plus-member Christian church body based in St. Louis, Missouri, with over 6,000 congregations around the