Anecdotally, a number of LCMS congregations are seeing more people visiting their streaming services than typically attend in person on Sunday mornings.
Gene Edward Veith
Despite concerns over a number of recent decisions by the US Supreme Court, a number of protections for religious liberty are still in place.
Thousands of Lutherans have been driven out of their communities, lost their homes and all of their belongings, and must live in refugee camps.
The court voted 6-3 to add sexual orientation, gender identity and transsexual status to the civil rights law, with only Justices Thomas, Kavanaugh and Alito dissenting.
A recent poll found that 80% of Americans believe the country is “spiraling out of control.”
We Lutherans speak quite a bit about the second use of the Law (as a mirror) and the third use of the Law (as a guide), but we also need to reflect on the first use of the Law (as a curb).