ACL / Luther Academy – Marriage, Sex, and Gender in the Lutheran Church Today

As found on the Lutheran Calendar here. Mark your calendars for this event!

 

The Association of Confessional Lutherans   and   The Luther Academy

are in the process of planning the next Congress on the Lutheran Confessions

ACL National Free Conference # 26

Luther Academy Lecture Series # 22

 

April 15 – 17, 2015

Ramada Mall of America

Bloomington (a suburb of Minneapolis), Minnesota

 

 

The overall theme for this congress is:

Marriage, Sex, and Gender in the Lutheran Church Today — In Light of the Lutheran Confessions

 

 

PROPOSED TOPICS FOR THE 2015

CONGRESS ON THE LUTHERAN CONFESSIONS

 

  1. Same-sex Marriage: The Challenges of its U.S. Legalization for Pastors and Congregations
  2. Homosexuals in the Congregation: Pastoral Ministry and Church Discipline from a Confessional Lutheran Perspective
  3. Cohabiting Couples in the Congregation: Pastoral Ministry and Church Discipline from a Confessional Lutheran Perspective
  4. Women’s Ordination and Congregational Roles Revisited: Can the Confessional Lutheran Synods Hold the Line?
  5. Have Lutherans Had a Unique View of Romance and/or Married Life, when Compared to Other Christian Traditions?
  6. Do the “Orders of Creation” Pertain Only to the Vocation of Marriage, or Also to Other Vocations?
  7. Canaan or Israel? The Old Testament’s Doctrine of Marriage in the Pentateuch and the Prophets
  8. Luther: What is Marriage Really?
  9. Divorce and Remarriage in the Parish and the Parsonage

 

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