Witness and Worship in Pluralistic America
Faculty, Concordia Seminary St. Louis Missouri
Written in response to question arising regarding the rise of pluralism in the American religious environment.
"The Church in the Public Square in a Pluralistic Society"
Dr. David Adams. Assoc. Prof. Concordia Seminary, St. Louis
An excellent treatment of theological principles related to the church's presence in the public square.
Bible Study on the Book of Acts
Discussion of Presentation One
Discussion of Presentation Two
Dr. Jeffrey Gibbs. Professor. Concordia Seminary, St. Louis
A 4pt. presentation offered during the Phoenix conference. Provides excellent insight into how the church deals with controversy.
When Cases of Discretion are Really Cases of Discretion
Dr. Robert T.Kuhn, Chairman LCMS Board of Directors, President Emeritus of the LCMS
An insightful exploration of how to determine if one should or should not participate as a pastor in a questionable event.
Speaking the Truth in Love
Dr. Raymond Hartwig, Secretary of the LCMS
Discusses being Lutheran in a world that encourages compromise of one's faith.
Fellowship Historically Understood
Dr. Kurt Marquart. Professor Concordia Theological Seminary Fort Wayne
Explores the principles involved in fellowship and how they have been understood historically.
Religious Pluralism and Knowledge of the True God: Fraternal Reflection and Discussion
Faculty, Concordia Seminary Fort Wayne
An exploration of the issues of pluralism and what religious faith is truly acceptable to God. Also addresses issue of whether Muslims worship the true God.
The Anonymous God
Dr. David Adams
Discusses unionism and syncretism in light of certain Biblical principles.
Church and Ministry
Collected papers from 150th Anniversary Theological Convocation of the LCMS
Public Rebuke of Public Sin
Document exploring public rebuke of actions especially of church leaders following the controversy that arose in the LCMS regarding participation in pluralistic services.
Christian Faith and Human Beginnings: Christian Care and Pre-Implantation Human Life
Explores the intersection of ancient beliefs and new technologies.