Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison

Office of the President

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod


The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison is the 13th man to serve as president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) since its founding in 1847.

In addition to President Harrison, six vice-presidents make up the LCMS Praesidium.


Statements & Letters

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LCMS President Harrison: Finnish Parliament member faithfully confesses amid opposition
Hear from Dr. Päivi Räsänen, a Lutheran member of the Finnish Parliament who is facing prosecution for writing on the Christian ...


International Lutheran Council issues statement on persecution of Finnish church
Two Finnish leaders are being prosecuted for articulating the historic Christian teaching on human sexuality.


Harrison calls JLC to repentance
The Japanese Lutheran Church (JLC) recently made two decisions about the Office of the Holy Ministry that are contrary to Script...


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Highlights from Synod

Life Together News Digest

Life Together, a monthly email news digest from LCMS President Matthew C. Harrison, features highlights from Synod publications and multimedia outlets.

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Theological Statements

  • Textual Criticism — This document discusses the challenges of textual criticism as well as the limits of its use.

Demographics and Research Studies

Message to the Church — A portion of this “white paper” takes up the demographic issues of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. As we face challenges with the Word of God, we will continue to grow together in unity.

2017 Millennial Research — LCMS Youth Ministry partnered with LCMS Research to conduct an unprecedented study of young adult retention in the LCMS and in the larger Christian Church.

Journal of Lutheran Mission, December 2016 — Christians make up a much smaller percentage of the population than they did a generation or two ago. Learn the key factor behind the decline in LCMS membership.


 

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