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Distinctly Lutheran Links

Many of the Links below contain a wealth of information regarding our rich Lutheran heritage. Visit a link and get lost in all the wonderful places it takes you. Listen to Podcasts by Lutheran Pastors; Renew yourself in confessional Lutheran writings; Refresh your understanding and Arm yourself to be ready to give an answer for the Faith that is within you.!

Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod - The LCMS was established in 1847 by Saxon and other German immigrants seeking the freedom to practice and follow confessional Lutheranism.
 
LCMS Partner Church Bodies - The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod has 35 partner churches around the world. A partner church is a church body with whom the LCMS has full altar and pulpit fellowship. Many LCMS partner churches are also members of the International Lutheran Council, a worldwide association of confessional Lutheran church bodies. Some LCMS partner churches came into existence through LCMS-supported mission efforts, while others have historic roots that pre-date the LCMS or that are sourced in the mission efforts of other Lutheran church bodies.
 
Our Savior Lutheran Church, Westminster MA - Our Savior Lutheran Church is a liturgical, confessional congregation of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS), located in Westminster, Massachusetts.
 
Project Wittenberg - Project Wittenberg is home to works by and about Martin Luther and other Lutherans. Here you will find all manner of texts from short quotations to commentaries, hymns to statements of faith, theological treatises to biographies, and links to other places where words and images from the history of Lutheranism live. The first step towards an international electronic library of Lutheranism.
 
The Wittenberg Project - LCMS-sponsored vision of establishing a distinctly Lutheran presence in the very cradle of the Reformation - Provides the place, the opportunity and the inspiration for people to gather and learn about the Gospel Luther preached in Wittenberg. The goal of the Wittenberg Project is to honor our Lutheran heritage as we approach the 500th anniversary of the Reformation by nurturing and strengthening the faith of Christians and introducing the Christian faith to non-Christians.
 
Lutheran Hour Ministries - Bringing Christ to the Nations—and the Nations to the Church; your partner in calling back the lost and hurting—back to the Church; back to forgiveness and grace; back to God and His Word.
 
Mercy Journeys with Pastor Matthew Harrison - Blog posts on various Lutheran and other theological issues.
 
Witness, Mercy, Life Together Blog -  Regular contributions from officers and executive staff of the LCMS as they tell the stories of their lives, vocations and the work of the Synod through the lens of "Witness, Mercy, Life Together."
 
LCMS News & Articles -  Various Blogs with Lutheran perspective, linked to LCMS.

The LCMS Foundation - The only LCMS organization that offers your comprehensible charitableexpertise and resources to help you plan and direct your passion for giving to family and all ministries today, tomorrow, and forever.

Higher Things - To assist parents, congregations, and pastors in cultivating, encouraging and promoting a distinctively Lutheran identity among their youth and young adults.

Steadfast Lutherans - The Brothers of John the Steadfast, brings together Lutheran laymen to defend and promote the orthodox Christian faith which is taught in the Lutheran Confessions, provide financial support for Christian new media (e.g. Issues, Etc.), and to support other endeavors selected by its membership that defend and promote the cause of confessional Lutheranism.

Issues, Etc - Christ-centered, Cross-focused listener-supported Lutheran Radio Talk Program

Issues, Etc

          Ev. Trinity Lutheran Church is a proud Supporter of Issues, ETC.

Lutheran Public Radio - LPR, Sacred Music for the World, 24-7-365 days of the year.

Concordia Publishing House - publisher of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) dedicated to spreading the Gospel message of Jesus Christ throughout 

LOGIA - LOGIA is a quarterly journal of Lutheran theology published by The Luther Academy featuring articles from diverse contributors worldwide on exegetical, historical, systematic, and liturgical theology that promote the orthodoxy of the Evangelical Lutheran Church.
 
Luther Academy - promotes genuine, confessional Lutheran theology and research through conferences, scholarly exchanges, and publications that assist the church both to preserve and to proclaim to the world the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the only saving faith.
 
Christian News -  News of interest to Christians and churches from a confessional Lutheran perspective.
 
Pastoral Meanderings - Meet some of the meandering thoughts from Pastor Peters: LCMS Pastor
where you meet some of those meandering thoughts from this pastoral mind - See more at: http://pastoralmeanderings.blogspot.com/#sthash.8mFjeUmt.dpuf

Concordia Theological Seminary Fort Wayne - An educational institution of the Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod especially devoted to the education and formation of pastors and deaconesses, as well as continuing education opportunities for many in the church.
 
Concordia University Wisconsin - Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and the World.
 
Concordia Seminary - Providing theological education and leadership centered in the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ for the formation of pastors, missionaries, deaconesses, scholars, and leaders in the name of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod

Documents of the CTCR - he Commission on Theology and Church Relations (CTCR) provides study documents, opinions and statements on theological issues. Established by the Synod in 1962, the commission provides guidance and leadership in the areas of theology and church relations. The commission also provides information, resources and evaluations concerning religious organizations and movements.

Confessional Lutherans (Sermons and Papers) -  originally created with the hope that it would to serve and connect those who desire to remain faithful to the Word of God and the Lutheran Confessions as they have been delivered to us. Today, the Confessional Lutheran web page serves Confessional Lutherans as a repository of dependable, Biblical, and Confessional materials.

LCEF - The Lutheran Church Extension Fund supports the Church in fulfilling its mission of sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ by being a Christ-centered servant partner of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS), ensuring that funds and services are available now and in the future.

Wheat Ridge Ministries - Wheat Ridge Ministries is a primary leader, powerful catalyst and vital resource for efforts by the Lutheran community to stimulate the initial development of sustainable health and human care ministries, through which increasing numbers of people around the world experience wellness of body, mind and spirit made possible in Christ. Wheat Ridge Ministries has a special interest in nurturing new health and human care ministries developed by local congregations and new faith-based organizations.

Lutheran Women's Missionary League - The mission of the Lutheran Women's Missionary League is to assist each woman of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in affirming her relationship with the Triune God so that she is enabled to use her gifts in ministry to the people of the world.

Search the Bible - Our Christian mission is to support free access to the word of God and to support the sharing of prayer requests amongst believers.
 
Bible Gateway - your rich social and personal connection to freely read, research, and reference Scripture on your desktop, laptop, tablet, smartphone . . . anywhere;
simple yet advanced searching capabilities allow you to quickly find and compare particular passages in multiple Bible translations based on the keywords, phrases, topics, or Scripture references you have in mind.
 
Fighting For the Faith - proclaims "Christ crucified for our sins" and exalts and defends THE historic Christian faith from modern heresies such as the Church Growth Movement, Prosperity and Name It & Claim It, and "Holiness" "churches." Excellent source for learning how people are being duped by MegaChurch and Celebrity "pastors" who are in it for your money.

Pirate Christian Radio - Talk Radio That Refuses to Scratch Itching Ears - Pirate Christian Radio is an online radio station that is free from the scurvy plagues of pop-psychology, goofy fads, self-help, pietism, purpose-drivenism, the prosperity heresy, contemplative mysticism, seeker-sensitivism, liberalism, relevantism, Emergent nonsense, and the sissy girly Oprah-fied religiosity that is being passed off as "Biblical Christianity." This station proclaims "Christ crucified for our sins" and exalts and defends THE historic Christian faith.

Scholia - a resource and devotional site for visitors, pastors, missionaries, vicars, parishioners, teachers, chaplains, parents, home-schoolers, seminarians and congregations throughout the world. Three of the priorities at scholia have been and remain: 1.) to provide doctrinally sound materials that properly distinguish Law and Gospel, 2.) to provide these resources free and 3.) not to restrict broadcasting of the resources by imposing copyrights that limit distribution.

UAC Lutherans (formerly Cyberbrethren) - UACLutheran.com News links you to articles and resources from authors intending to hold fast to the true Christian Faith as confessed in the 28 articles of the Unaltered Augsburg Confession of 1530 and further explained through the other writings contained in the Book of Concord.

The Wittenberg Trail - A Christ-Centered, Law and Gospel Focused, On-line Confessional Lutheran Communit;y make this your home for all things Lutheran, from discussions, to information, to new publications from publishing houses. The Wittenberg Trail is here for you, so jump in and let your voice be heard.

The CLCC - Confessional Lutherans for Christ's Commission - seeks to build up Christ's Church by providing education and training—primarily for lay people.
 
Evangelical-Lutheran Liturgical Congregations - Website developed to assist Evangelical-Lutherans in locating congregations which use the historic liturgy of the Church in all of their services and practice Closed Communion. Whether traveling on vacation or business or moving to a new home, this directory will help you find Evangelical-Lutheran congregations which have not adopted worship customs from the surrounding culture, such as "contemporary worship," "praise bands," or "entertainment worship."
 
Emmanuel Press - dedicated to making treasures of Christian literature from the past and present, especially from within the Evangelical Lutheran Church, available to the world. Theological books and greeting cards since 2004.
 
Gottesdienst - established in 1992 and responsible for providing outstanding liturgical material ever since. This journal is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the historic Lutheran liturgy. We propose that the historic Divine Service of the Western Christian Church is more than the cobwebs of antiquity. It is a theological treasure, which is most needed in today's Christian Church. The slogan "Leitourgia Divina adiaphora non est" (lit., "The Divine Liturgy is not adiaphora [indifferent things]") reflects this conviction.

Creation Links

Answers in Genesis - an apologetics (i.e., Christianity-defending) ministry, dedicated to enabling Christians to defend their faith and to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ effectively. We focus particularly on providing answers to questions surrounding the book of Genesis, as it is the most-attacked book of the Bible. We also desire to train others to develop a biblical worldview, and seek to expose the bankruptcy of evolutionary ideas, and its bedfellow, a “millions of years old” earth (and even older universe)..

Institute for Creation Science - equipping believers with evidence of the Bible's accuracy and authority through scientific research, educational programs, and media presentations, all conducted within a thoroughly biblical framework.

That's A Fact TV - an online show, produced by the Institute for Creation Research, to showcase one truth at a time about the Bible, creation, and science in a fun, visual, and engaging format—and in 2 minutes or less.

Your Origins Matter - a safe place to explore topics that matter and cut through the clutter with open discussion, articles, videos and social media. Ask questions, express doubts and figure out how this applies to your life – without the argument; contains resources to help you dive deeper into the science and scripture behind creation and the beginning of life.

Center for Scientific Creation - Compelling Evidence for Creation and the Flood.

Creation Studies Institute - "Reaching the World with the Truth of Creation & the Gospel of Jesus Christ"
Our vision is to disseminate information that supports the origins of man and the universe as stated in the literal interpretation of the Genesis account by equipping Christians, the general public, and the scientific community through exemplary educational programs, exciting creation field expeditions, hands-on creation workshops, seminars, and an on-campus creation science center and museum. Listen to The Genesis Connection 4-minute Radio Spots.

Pro-Life Links

Lutherans For Life - The mission of Lutherans For Life is to equip Lutherans to be Gospel-motivated voices For Life. This makes us different from other 'For Life' groups. We want to equip Lutherans to be positive, life-affirming voices that uphold the truth of the God-given value of human life both in local congregations and in society. We strive to affirm that each human life is created and gifted by God, that each human life is someone for whom Jesus Christ died, and that each human life is someone the Holy Spirit desires to call into an eternal relationship with Him. Lutheran pastors and congregations already have what it takes to confront issues of life and death—the Gospel of Jesus Christ!
 
LifeNews - the Pro-Life News Source - LifeNews.com is an independent news agency devoted to reporting news that affects the pro-life community. The topics covered by LifeNews.com include abortion, assisted suicide and euthanasia, bioethics issues such as human cloning and stem cell research, campaigns and elections, and cultural legal and legislative issues as they affect the pro-life community.

First Concern Pregnancy Resource Center in Clinton, MA - Practical, Christian-based, pro-life help, resources, etc. when faced with, or in the aftermath of, a crisis pregnancy. Offering peer counseling, after-abortion counseling, and other such services for those in need. Sponsor of "Stop and Think," a program bringing the message of abstinence until marriage to those who need to hear it most, young people in middle school and high school.
 
National Right to Life - The mission of National Right to Life is to protect and defend the most fundamental right of humankind, the right to life of every innocent human being from the beginning of life to natural death.
 
PROLIFE Across AMERICA - our mission since 1989 has been to reach out through billboard, radio and newspaper ads to people who may not be reached in any other way. Our ads create an “Atmosphere of Life” in a “culture of death.”
 
Massachusetts Choose Life - Massachusetts Choose Life -- sponsoring organization of the > Massachusetts Choose Life license tag, providing support for pregnancy centers, maternity homes, pro-life advocacy, etc. The Choose Life License Plate is a wonderful way to raise public awareness and much needed funding to support the positive choices of Life, Adoption and Safe Havens for unwanted pregnancies and newborns. Money generated by Choose Lifespecialty plate will financially support life affirming agencies that provide services such as pregnancy testing, ultrasound, counseling, and on-going support to women at risk for abortion. Grants will be distributed to qualified not-for-profit agencies within Massachusetts that do not encourage or refer for abortion.

Live Action - In 2008, Live Action was legally formed as a non-partisan, non-profit organization. The group is a new media movement dedicated to building a culture of life and ending abortion, the greatest human rights injustice of our time. Live Action use powerful and dynamic media platforms to educate the public about the humanity of the unborn and investigative journalism to expose the threats against the vulnerable and defenseless.

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Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in Your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there were none of them.
Psalm 139:16

 

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