Views expressed on this website, especially those from sources other than LSI, are not necessarily the views of LSI. There is theological variance between the WELS and some of the Confessional Lutheran church bodies represented in essays and books found on this website.
Mark Bergemann, LSI Journal Spring 2016 excerpt: There is a narrow Lutheran middle road regarding Creation.
People are meant to find their second part in order to fulfil the missing puzzles of their nature.
The only escape is to be born to the purple, as the Byzantine Empire liked to call this status.
Born to the purple means "coming from the right family," which certifies someone for high office, even if (or especially if) lacking in IQ and ability.
Finding your match might be difficult, especially in the world that is constantly at a run and where everyone rushes to be everywhere in time, having two or three jobs and not having time for personal life. aims at matching people with similar points of view and share the same values for free Lutheran dating.
You can always try your fate, if it is written from above, then someday you will come across a right person, who will become a part of your world and make it even more beautiful.
Competent pastoral counsel normally requires that the person offering counsel knows personally the people being counseled. You and your boyfriend should be speaking with your pastor.
Here I can only share general information that should be of some help to you, but cannot take the place of face-to-face pastoral counseling.
Pastoral adultery breaks up a marriage in the parish?
No problem - the lout becomes a mission counselor in the same region. Instead, the cult moves their drunks around, kill the evidence with help from lawyers, and maintain silence about the truth.
The ditch on the other side incorrectly sees no place at all for arguments from reason in our apologetic (in our defense of the faith).