The world just changed — did you notice?

Not very long ago, the Book of Concord was published in Swahili. This is one of the most significant positive developments in the recent church history. Bet you didn't know about it! Read about it here (make sure you watch the slideshow at the bottom of the page: watch the clergy and laity queue up…

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The Dodoma Statement

From the website of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT Date: April 29, 2010 -------------------------------------------------------------------------- THE DODOMA STATEMENT 1.        INTRODUCTION 1.1        The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT hereinafter), thanks GOD that in His immeasurable wisdom, and through His Son Jesus Christ, all believers worldwide have…

Storm clouds burst over the church in Finland

Just over a week ago, the Finnish Broadcasting Corporation (YLE) hosted a two-hour panel discussion on homosexuality. The biblical viewpoint was represented primarily by two ladies, one of them the chairman of the Christian Democratic Party, Dr. Päivi Räsänen. There was also a bishop on the panel, who apparently came across as agreeing with the…

The killing of unborn children – when it suits us

I'm sure there were countless others who were horrified and saddened to hear or read about the apparently random murder of Claire Wilson in Grimsby last weekend. To make the story even more tragic, she was seven months pregnant at the time. The baby died with her. Apart from the tragic incident itself, there is…