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World Lutheran News Digest is an audio news magazine bringing you a look at significant events in worldwide Lutheranism.

World Lutheran News Digest is an audio news magazine bringing you a look at significant events in worldwide Lutheranism.
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United States

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World Lutheran News Digest is an audio news magazine bringing you a look at significant events in worldwide Lutheranism.

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@kfuoradio

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English

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314-965-9000


Episodes

Standing for Life --- 2018/12/05

12/5/2018
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Students for Life of America presented the Trump administration with a five-point plan to defund Planned Parenthood. Kristi Hamrick, SFLA’s Media Strategist, joins host Kip Allen to talk about this plan and what Students for Life stands for. Learn more about Students for Life at studentsforlife.org and follow them on Twitter and Facebook @StudentsforLife.

Duration:00:27:49

Missionary Service in the Dominican Republic --- 2018/11/28

11/28/2018
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Deaconess Cheryl Naumann, who serves as a missionary in the Dominican Republic along with her husband, the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Naumann, talks about the challenges and rewards of her mission work in the Dominican Republican with World Lutheran News Digest Host Kip Allen. Learn more about their work at lcms.org/jonathan.naumann and follow the work being done in the Latin American region at facebook.com/LCMSLAC.

Duration:00:27:49

Veterans Day --- 2018/11/14

11/14/2018
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Chaplain Craig Muehler, Director of LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces, discusses the meaning of Veterans Day, as we've passed the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day. Find more about Ministry to the Armed Forces at lcms.org/armedforces.

Duration:00:27:49

Capturing the World --- 2018/11/07

11/7/2018
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Erik Lunsford, managing photojournalist for the LCMS communications team, shares his recent experiences on this week’s World Lutheran News Digest. View many of his images at photo.lcms.org and in the Lutherans Engage magazine at engage.lcms.org.

Duration:00:27:49

Religious Liberty in Small Business --- 2018/10/31

10/31/2018
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Michael Berry, Deputy General Counsel and Director of Military Affairs for First Liberty Institute, is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case of Sweet Cakes by Melissa, an Oregon-based custom bakery shut down for refusing to create a special cake celebrating a lesbian marriage. Read more at firstliberty.org/news/this-one-takes-the-cake.

Duration:00:27:49

Values Voter Summit --- 2018/10/24

10/24/2018
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Brent Keilen, Director of FRC Action, the legislative affiliate of the Family Research Council, joins host Kip Allen to discuss the Values Voter Summit issues onWorld Lutheran News Digest. Learn about FRC Action and find voting resources at frcaction.org.

Duration:00:27:50

Keep Kids First --- 2018/10/10

10/10/2018
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Keep Kids First is a recently formed organization designed to protect faith-based adoption and foster care agencies from discrimination. Host Kip Allen discusses the new organization with Matt Sharp, senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom and director of the Center for Legislative Advocacy, on World Lutheran News Digest.

Preserving the Sanctity of Life --- 2018/09/26

9/26/2018
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The federal government is contracting with a company that is under criminal investigation by the Justice Department for selling aborted baby body parts for profit. David Daleiden, citizen journalist and head of the Center for Medical Progress, talks about this with host Kip Allen on World Lutheran News Digest.

Duration:00:27:49

Pro-Life on Campus --- 2018/09/12

9/12/2018
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Students for Life of America Media Director Matt Lamb talks about preparing for the new school year for pro-lifers in today’s World Lutheran News Digest with host Kip Allen. Learn more about Students for Life of America at studentsforlife.org, or on social media at twitter.com/StudentsforLife, facebook.com/studentsforlife, and instagram.com/studentsforlife.

Duration:00:27:49

Religious Liberty Victory --- 2018/09/05

9/5/2018
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Chaplain Army Major Scott Squires and his assistant, Staff Sergeant Kacie Griffin, are cleared of “dereliction of duty” charges. Mike Berry, Deputy General Counsel and Director of Military Affairs with First Liberty Institute, discusses the case on today’s World Lutheran News Digest.

Duration:00:27:49

Politics and Religious Liberty --- 2018/08/29

8/29/2018
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The New York Times recently published an editorial criticizing the administration for having the State Department convene a conference on the subject of international religious liberty. The editorial, titled “A Too-Narrow Vision of Religious Freedom,” struck an anti-Christian tone. Commentator Jonathan S. Tobin wrote a response in National Review Online. Hear the conversation between Mr. Tobin and host Kip Allen in this episode.

Duration:00:27:49

Standing Firm in the Faith --- 2018/08/22

8/22/2018
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Host Kip Allen interviews Lori Wagoner, a woman who recently learned she has only months to live. Lore says she’s sustained because of God’s love for her. As she puts it, “I’m a winner. I know God.”

Duration:00:27:50

International Religious Freedom --- 2018/08/08

8/8/2018
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Nearly two years ago, Presbyterian Pastor Andrew Brunson was arrested by Turkish authorities who accused him of associating with terrorists. American authorities, including the president, vice president and secretary of state, say it’s a matter of persecution. The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom is closely watching the case. Vice Chair Kristina Arriaga discusses the pastor’s plight on today’s World Lutheran News Digest.

Duration:00:27:49

New Media and the Gospel Message --- 2018/08/01

8/1/2018
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Host Kip Allen discusses New Media and the Gospel Message with LCMS Social Media Manger Peter Slayton and KFUO Radio Digital Media Specialist Sarah Gulseth on today’s World Lutheran News Digest.

Duration:00:27:49

Supreme Court Nominee --- 2018/07/25

7/25/2018
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Focus on the Family Vice President Tim Goeglein, a long-time acquaintance of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, discusses the president’s choice on today’s World Lutheran News Digest.

Duration:00:27:49

LCMS Rear Admiral is Chaplain of the Marine Corps --- 2018/07/11

7/11/2018
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A new man has been selected as the 20th Chaplain of the Marine Corps. Rear Admiral Gregory N. Todd, a ordained LCMS minister, has served in the military for 32 years. Director of the LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces Chaplain Craig Muehler attended Todd’s promotion ceremony in the nation’s capital. World Lutheran News Digest host Kip Allen speaks with Chaplain Muehler about Chaplain Todd and the role of the Chaplain’s Corps in today’s military. View the gallery of photos from Chaplain Todd’s...

Duration:00:27:49

Religion of Secularism --- 2018/07/04

7/5/2018
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Can secularism be a religion? One Lutheran scholar not only believe it can, but has become the unofficial state religion of the United States. Guest Russel Dawn, Associate Professor of History and Political Thought and Director of the Pre-Law Program at Concordia University, Irvine, joins host Kip Allen to discuss this issue and how it affects you.

Duration:00:27:50

Planned Parenthood, Protecting Abusers --- 2018/06/27

6/27/2018
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Guest Alison Centofante, Director of Strategic Communication with Live Action, speaks with host Kip Allen about a report exposing Planned Parenthood’s failure to report child sexual abuse, human trafficking and statutory rape. Learn more about Live Action at liveaction.org.

Duration:00:27:49

Cakes and Religious Freedom --- 2018/06/13

6/13/2018
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Jeremy Dys, Esq., Deputy General Counsel for First Liberty Institute and host of the First Liberty Briefing, discusses the case of Sweet Cakes by Melissa. As with Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop, Sweet Cakes owners, Aaron and Melissa Klein, balked at creating a special wedding cake for a lesbian couple. Because of their stand, the state of Oregon put them out of business and fined them $135,000. The case has been appealed to the Oregon Supreme Court, and Dys says if necessary, the case...

Duration:00:27:41

Masterpiece Cakeshop --- 2018/06/06

6/6/2018
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The United States Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop. He is the baker who refused to make a wedding cake celebrating gay marriage. Guest attorney David French, senior fellow with the National Review Institute, joins host Kip Allen to talk about what the decision actually means, what it didn’t settle, and what happens now.

Duration:00:04:48