Category: The Concordia Lutheran Issues 2010-Present

(The following, capsulated from the full report presented to the Conference in convention assembled on Saturday, June 24, 2017, is presented for the information of our brethren who were not able to attend.) When we who “know the grace of …

Report of the Committee on Missions Read More »

“The Scripture cannot be broken.”  John 10:35 As reported by our Committee on Missions in the foregoing article, Pastor Roman Schurganoff and the secretary of his congregation in Ekaterinburg, Russia, were viciously attacked this past January by thugs who had …

An Urgent Appeal for Assistance to a Dear Brother Read More »

The Sixty-sixth Annual Convention, held at Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Oak Forest, Illinois, officially began on Friday, June 23rd, at 9:30 a.m., with a Divine Worship Service of Convocation in which the local Pastor, the Rev. David T. Mensing, served …

Sixty-sixth Annual Convention Digest Read More »

Sermon Preached at the Service of Convocation for the Sixty-sixth Annual Convention by Pastor David T. Mensing, Conference President Convention Motto Text:  John 17:17 In the Name of Jesus Christ, the only Savior and gracious Head of His Church, “the …

Sermon Preached at the Service of Convocation for the 66th Annual Convention Read More »

“Without controversy, great is the mystery of Godliness: God was manifest in the flesh.” — I Timothy 3:16 It is indeed a great mystery — a fact that defies human reason and exceeds the ability of human understanding to comprehend …

Why Was It Necessary For Our Savior to Be True God? Read More »

We Lutherans are often accused of being “obsessed with terminology” when we teach and discuss the doctrines of Holy Scripture, terminology that is nowhere found in the Bible and terminology that hopelessly confuses all but professional theologians with its complexity. …

The All-Sufficiency of Christ’s Passive Obedience for Our Redemption Read More »