I will be leaving soon to the Middle East region and am wondering where the Lutheran Church stands on the issue of war.ANSWER: Members of the LCMS equally committed to scriptural teaching may have differing views regarding justification for war.
The reminds us that ordination and membership in an annual conference is a sacred trust.
This sacred trust involves living well through the rights and privileges of a clergyperson.
And they may present equally cogent arguments to support their views.
For more information on this topic, you may wish to read an article that appeared in the .
Typically we mention sacred trust when we talk about sexual ethics.