Jul 06

Lay Ministers and Article XIV

According to AC XXVIII and Tr. 67-70, no matter what we choose to call them, “Licensed Lay Deacons” are pastors of congregations. There is NO violation of AC XIV in the Licensed Lay Deacon program. The only legitimate question remaining is whether or not it was wise to institutionalize this route to becoming a pastor in the LCMS. Continue reading