Documents of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod

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Documents and Declarations of the Synodical Convention

I. Convention Proceedings, Etc.:

II. Doctrinal Statements:

A Brief Statement of the Doctrinal Position of the Missouri Synod [Adopted 1932]

III. Reports of the Commission on Theology and Church Relations (CTCR)

Introductory Information

1. Abortion in Perspective

2. Civil Obedience and Disobedience

3. The Charismatic Movement and Lutheran Theology

4. Church Discipline in the Christian Congregation

5. Divorce and Remarriage: An Exegetical Study

6. The End Times: A Study on Eschatology and Millennialism

7. Evangelism and Church Growth

8. Gospel and Scripture

9. Guidelines for Crucial Issues in Christian Citizenship

10. Human Sexuality: A Theological Perspective

11. The Inspiration of Scripture

12. A Lutheran Stance Toward Contemporary Biblical Studies

13. A Lutheran Stance Toward Ecumenism

14. The Ministry in Relation to the Christian Church

15. The Ministry: Offices, Procedures, and Nomenclature

16. The Nature and Implications of the Concept of Fellowship

17. Report on Equal Rights Amendment

18. A Statement on Death, Resurrection, and Immortality

19. Thesis on Justification

20. Theology and Practice of The Lord's Supper.

21. Women in the Church: Scriptural Principles and Ecclesial Practice

22. Women Suffrage in the Church

IV. Documents of the Council of Presidents

Policy Statements

1. Close(d) Communion

2. Marital Crisis

V. Cogent References to Internet

  • The Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod at One Hundred and Fifty Years (1847-1997), a Museum Exhibit from the Concordia Historical Insitute.

  • The President's Commission on the Sanctity, Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod That They May Have Life

  • The Commission on Social and Bioethical Questions of the Lutheran Church of Australia has placed on line the Commission's Social Statements from the Doctrinal Statements and Theological Opinions of the Lutheran Church of Australia :
  • Abortion
  • The Attitude of the LCA to Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage
  • Attitude Toward Birth Control
  • Capital Punishment
  • The Church's Involvement in Social and Political Problems
  • Euthanasia or Mercy Killing
  • Homosexuality
  • Human Reproductive Technology
  • Man's Treatment of Animals
  • Marriage and De Facto Relationships
  • The Use of Drugs
  • War, Peace and Conscientious Objection to Service in War

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    Reverend Bob Smith
    Ft. Wayne, Indiana

    This document results from a cooperative effort between Project Wittenberg and ICLnet, Reverend Bob Smith, Project Coordinator. Document revised, 2003 July 233