Missouri Synod president Matthew C. Harrison: "I increased the pain of a hurting community."
February 12, 2013
Denomination prohibits ministers from participating in interfaith services.
February 7, 2013
In 'godless' eastern Germany, Iranian refugees surprise pastors with their interest in Christianity.
July 17, 2012
Can the justices decide an employment case without making religious decisions? Says Breyer: 'This is tough and I'm stuck.'
October 5, 2011
Churches debate healing power of pastor's cure.
September 20, 2011
Lutheran leaders want to push out young conservatives.
July 21, 2011
The Tea Party caucus chair talks to CT about recent military actions in Libya, why she opposes governmental steps to combat global warming, and her potential presidential candidacy.
April 14, 2011
Why mutual respect and tolerance require us to witness for Christ.
March 28, 2011
The 27 worship songs that have made the hymnal cut time and again.
March 7, 2011
Affordable units help Middle Eastern Christians stay put.
February 16, 2011
Lawsuit questions 'church related' retirement plans.
October 12, 2010
Seven theologians call North American Lutheranism back to the Word and the Lutheran confessions.
September 8, 2010
Missionaries follow migration to city centers.
August 16, 2010
If you're interested in doing mission, there could hardly be a better tool than denominations.
June 11, 2010
The Lutheran pastor believes that he's been able to reach more people than if he had not had cancer.
May 27, 2010
Confessionalists say the standing president has taken a nondenominational, evangelical megachurch approach.
April 30, 2010
New Anglican and Lutheran groups need to nurture a positive identity.
March 29, 2010
What this Lutheran learned when he visited the Amish.
September 25, 2009
There is no authoritative biblical or theological guidance in the church. There are only many voices.
September 2, 2009
Tornado touches convention center as Lutherans approve sexuality statement by the exact margin it needed to pass.
August 20, 2009
The ubiquity of religion in this campaign season is distinctly un-Lutheran.
April 2, 2008
"This church does not have consensus," committee says.
March 14, 2008
Finland's courts step in after visiting pastor refuses to lead service with a woman.
November 1, 2007
Mainline Lutheran assembly urges bishops not to discipline gay ministers.
September 12, 2007
Historian Jaroslav Pelikan (1923-2006) thought theology was too important to be left to the theologians.
September 15, 2006
Students sue when Christian school expels them for 'lesbian behavior.'
September 1, 2006
Plus: Roberts said Weyerich "no friend," New York wants to ban church use of schools, Anne says Billy at peace, and other stories from online sources around the world.
April 13, 2006
ELCA assembly opens door to same-sex blessings.
September 14, 2005
Conservative theologians dismayed by recommendations on gay unions.
April 11, 2005
Plus: Focus on the Family's Candidate endorsement, and other stories from online sources around the world.
September 1, 2004
Plus: Former Archbishop of Canterbury says Anglican Communion in danger, Pope says to ban pro-abortion politicians from communion, mouse gives virgin birth, and other stories from online sources around the world.
April 1, 2004
Four hundred fifty years after his death, Martin Luther can still inspire and guide us.
October 28, 1996