Implications of the Advisory Nature of Synod

Rev. Dr. Norman Metzler Emeritus Professor of Theology Concordia University, Portland The Daystar Journal has recently published three articles explicating the congregational polity of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) and its advisory nature.[i] They¬†have made clear that while the Synod was organized around the concept of local congregational autonomy, that autonomy has been increasingly challenged…
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