A unilateral decision by Harrison abruptly withdraws the newly-published Luther’s Large Catechism and causes conflict in the LCMS.
In the LCMS struggle with the choice governance structure, this essay supports the historical and Scriptural governance: Synod serves congregations.
Pat Ferry’s 2022 Commencement Speech: We can’t accomplish Luther’s “Here I stand” without also following Jesus Christ’s command to “Go”
Pastor Tim Klinkenberg shares the best practices of frontline leadership as a pastor from the front lines of ministry.
Nebraska DP Richard Snow reports on the results of regional unity meetings. His leadership will help us be a “People of Hope for This Time.”
Our Congregations — Our Synod applauds the COP’s open session conversation about CTX. Synod’s BOD could learn from this. Executive sessions don’t build understanding, support of Synod members, and trust. Transparency does.
Nebraska DP Snow collected leaders from all “sides” of the LCMS to build worker healthy relationships and healthy churches. Good leaders lead.
Newman reports the CTX leaders are committed to the confession of the LCMS. Their recent vote is about governance, not leaving.
Can Synod have national control of Concordias when times are good and local control when Concordias struggle to avoid “ascending liability?” You can’t have it both ways.
In the Nov. 11 statement, Synod leaders questioned the “standing” of CTX BOR to vote for improved local governance. The truth is we all have standing.