Posts from 2022

Posts from 2022

Was America founded as a Christian nation?

Was America founded as a Christian nation? That is an often-debated question. If we look at ancient Israel, for example, to answer the question, we will discover that our nation was not founded to be Christian. Israel was founded as a nation under God, which the Lord founded with its first citizen Abraham. The LORD had said to Abram, “Leave your country, your people and your father’s household and go to the land I will show you. 2  “I will…

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison addresses SCOTUS decision

June 24, 2022 “This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it” (Psalm 118:24). Today is a monumental day, a day on which we simultaneously rejoice, pray, give thanks, lament, repent and weep. The Supreme Court reversed Roe v. Wade and returned the responsibility for protecting life to the states. “Held: The Constitution does not confer a right to abortion; Roe and Casey are overruled; and the authority to regulate abortion is…

Statement from LCMS Life Ministry on the ‘Dobbs v. Jackson’ ruling

Life Ministry of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) applauds the action of the U.S. Supreme Court to correct the egregious and mortal error codified in Roe v. Wade. We now encourage each state government to follow suit by passing and administering laws that protect human life. The people of the LCMS will continue to pray for the government and all in authority, that we might all live peaceful and quiet lives (1 Tim. 2:1–2). We rejoice that the truth of…

34th Convention of the Florida-Georgia District ~ LCMS

On Thursday, June 21, 2022 at 7:27 pm, the 34th Convention of the Florida-Georgia District of the LCMS, was called to order. 101 pastoral delegates and 108 lay voters were present.  Special thanks to Dennis Cerny our lay delegate, and Russell Couch alternate delegate for attending the convention representing Faith Lutheran. Elections Among the first order of business was the election of a new district president. On the ballot were: Rev. Dr. Victor Belton, Rev. Keith Lingsch, Rev. Dean Pfeffer,…