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World Lutheran News Digest from KFUO Radio

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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

Language:

English

Contact:

314-965-9000


Episodes

Issues in Upcoming Election

10/14/2020
Life, family and religious freedom are all issues in the upcoming election. Focus on the Family Vice President Tim Goeglein and host Kip Allen discuss this on World Lutheran News Digest.

Duration:00:27:48

Protecting Faith-Based Adoption and Foster Care

10/10/2020
There are and estimated 424,000 children in the foster care system. So why are some areas trying to eliminate faith-based adoption and foster care agencies? Matt Sharp, senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, discusses that issue on World Lutheran News Digest.

Duration:00:27:47

Services for Aging Lutherans

9/30/2020
Lutheran Senior Services Chief Mission Officer the Rev. John Kotovsky discusses options available for older Lutherans on this episode of World Lutheran News Digest.

Duration:00:27:41

Effects of Hurricanes in the LCMS Southern District

9/23/2020
Dr. Kevin Armbrust speaks with Southern District President Rev. Eric Johnson about the damage left in the wakes of Hurricanes Laura and Sally. Give to the Southern District disaster response at southernlcms.org, or find donation information at lcms.org/disaster.

Duration:00:18:46

Providing Relief and Comfort after Disaster

8/26/2020
Lutherans rushed to provide aid in the wake of last week's derecho storms that swept the upper Midwest. Tim Hetzner, President and CEO of Lutheran Church Charities, details what his organization is doing to provide relief. Learn more about Lutheran Church Charities at lutheranchurchcharities.org.

Duration:00:27:49

Religious Freedom in Wedding Industry

8/12/2020
Another city is trying to force a Christian wedding photographer to serve gay weddings against her faith, and Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) is taking the case to court. Kate Anderson senior counsel for ADF, discusses the legal battle. Read more at adflegal.org/case/chelsey-nelson-photography-v-louisville-jefferson-county-metro-government.

Duration:00:27:14

LCMS Life Ministry

8/5/2020
Deaconess Tiffany Manor, Director of Life Ministry for the LCMS, joins host Kip Allen to discuss her goals and hopes for LCMS Life Ministry. Learn more at lcms.org/life.

Duration:00:27:47

Persecution Continues for Center for Medical Progress

7/29/2020
Five years since undercover videos were made exposing Planned Parenthood's baby body parts trade, persecution of the journalists continues. Peter Breen, Vice President and Senior Counsel with the Thomas More Society, joins host Kip Allen to talk about it.

Duration:00:27:47

Hagia Sophia becomes a Mosque

7/22/2020
Islamic history expert Dr. Timothy Furnish discusses the importance of the recent conversion of former Eastern Orthodox Cathedral Hagia Sophia into a mosque.

Duration:00:27:47

Good News for Lutheran Schools

7/8/2020
A recent Supreme Court decision is good news for Lutheran schools. Sue Nahmensen, CEO, Lutheran Elementary School Association, St. Louis, Missouri explains why on World Lutheran News Digest.

Duration:00:27:48

Supreme Court Supports Abortion Rights

7/1/2020
The Supreme Court struck a blow to the pro-life cause. Denise Harle, senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, joins host Kip Allen to discuss the ruling's impact on World Lutheran News Digest.

Duration:00:27:51

Supreme Court Defining Sex and Gender

6/27/2020
Last week, the Supreme Court changed the definition of sex to include gender identity and orientation. The implications of this landmark decision are enormous. Matt Sharp, senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom and director of the Center for Legislative Advocacy, joins host Kip Allen to discuss the implications of this ruling on this episode of World Lutheran News Digest. We need your support to stay on the air. Give now at kfuo.org/sharathon.

Duration:00:27:39

Using Technology in a Time of Social Distancing (Rebroadcast)

6/24/2020
LCMS Social Media Manager Peter Slayton and host Kip Allen discuss how faith communities can use the internet to stay connected during the coronavirus pandemic. This is a rebroadcast from April 1, 2020.

Duration:00:27:50

Fathers Facing Unexpected Pregnancies

6/10/2020
Facing an unexpected pregnancy is a difficult situation. What resources are available for fathers? Rev. Mike Eklund, director of the Fatherhood Program with Rachel House in Kansas City, MO, joins host Kip Allen on this episode of World Lutheran News Digest. Learn more at rachelhouse.org.

Duration:00:27:47

Lutheran Response to Epidemic (Rebroadcast)

6/3/2020
How should Lutherans respond to the coronavirus epidemic? Guests the Rev. Charles Ferry, Asia Regional Director with the LCMS Office of International Mission, and the Rev. Roy Askins, Managing Editor of the Lutheran Witness and former Asia Region Communications Manager join Kip Allen for this discussion. This is a rebroadcast from February 12, 2020.

Duration:00:27:47

Significance of Memorial Day to Lutherans

5/27/2020
Chaplain Craig Muehler, Executive Director of LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces, talks with host Kip Allen about the significance of Memorial Day for Lutherans. Learn more about Ministry to the Armed Forces at lcms.org/armedforces.

Duration:00:26:43

Working to End Abortion in St. Louis

5/13/2020
Newly formed St. Louis Pro-Life Future has hit the ground running. Organizer Jacinta Florence talks about the organization with Kip Allen on World Lutheran News Digest. Learn more about St. Louis Pro-Life Future at facebook.com/stlplf and Students for Life of America at studentsforlife.org.

Duration:00:27:47

Future Revisiting of Roe v Wade

5/6/2020
There may be some hints from Supreme Court justices that the court might be willing to revisit the infamous Roe v Wade decision that legalized abortion on demand. Kevin Theriot, senior counsel and vice president of the Center for Life with Alliance Defending Freedom, joins host Kip Allen to discuss why this may be in the near future on this episode of World Lutheran News Digest. Learn more about Alliance Defending Freedom at adflegal.org.

Duration:00:27:49

Christian Persecution in Times of Trouble

4/29/2020
Rev. Dr. Kirk Clayton, pastor of of Zion Lutheran Church in Mascoutah, IL, discusses blaming Christians in times of trouble.

Opportunities for Mission Work for RSOs

4/22/2020
Tim Hetzner, President/CEO of Lutheran Church Charities, a Recognized Service Organization of the LCMS, speaks about how the quarantine presents opportunity for mission work. Learn more about Lutheran Church Charities at lutheranchurchcharities.org.

Duration:00:26:50