Any Friend of Jesus is a Friend of Mine

A Discussion of Fellowship Montana District Pastoral Conference Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod October 8–10, 2002 Stephen C. Krueger Thank you for the honor of your invitation to address your pastoral conference on the matter of church fellowship. I look forward to our dialogue within the boundaries of the Sacred Scriptures and the Lutheran Confessions. 1. A…
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Avoid Them

Another Look at Romans 16:17–20[1]  By William J. Hassold              Paul’s directive in Romans 16:17, “avoid them,” has significantly influenced the attitude of some in the LCMS as to the proper way in which to relate to other Christians and even other Lutherans. This passage helped to shape the attitude of the fathers of the…
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Social Ministry and Church Fellowship

By David H. Benke The Radical and Subversive Nature of Ecumenical and Interfaith Social Ministry Efforts (And Why The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Should Lead the Way in Participation) Or Looking For Prayer Wherever You Can Or Cristo Rompe Las Cadenas: Breaking the Bonds of Irony through Purposeful Christian Action  Introduction  We gathered in the lobby,…
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