What really is a Lutheran? Simply, a Lutheran is a Christian... a disciple of Jesus.
But, as we know Christians can define Christianity in different ways. A "Lutheran "Christian" has the "Lutheran Confessions" as a summary statement regarding the doctrines found in the Bible about the Good News of Jesus as Savior.
What are the Lutheran Confessions?
So... what is the point of the Lutheran Confessions? Some Christian denominations vote on what they will believe, or follow a paternal hierarchy. The Confessions give a solid, clear, unchanging, binding authority in Scriptural teachings and for how we function as God's church. This helps assure the sharing of the true Gospel and the proper handling of God’s Sacraments. The Reformation was not a “revolt,” or the start of a new church. Rather, it began as a sincere expression of concern with false and/or misleading teachings concerning the truth. The Lutheran Church maintains the truth and freedom of the Gospel as expressed from the early Christian Church
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Our Savior Lutheran Church is an LCMS congregation. (Lutheran Church Missourri Synod) (You are invited!) You'll find we have a blended approach in our worship styles. We have a traditional worship service and a contemporary style worship service. Both of them seeking to have a comfortable and yet reverent atmosphere.
LCMS churches can be the same... and yet different! Each LCMS congregation is its own independent entity and thus while styles and practices might vary but you'll find that there is a consistent message shared of what the Gospel is, and is not.
Explore more about the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod at www.lcms.org