The Hausvater Project

Hausvater: /HAUS-fah-ter/
noun (German)
1. Housefather.
2. Spiritually responsible head of household, including the housefather as assisted by the housemother.
>> Example: "As the Hausvater should teach it [Christian doctrine] to the entire family ..."
(Martin Luther, Small Catechism, 1529)

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CTCR Reports and Opinions (LCMS)

http://www.lcms.org/page.aspx?pid=675

Since the Commission on Theology and Church Relations was established in 1962 by the Synod, it has provided study documents and statements on a number of significant theological issues. The following is a list of reports published by the CTCR by topic:

* Documents Recently Placed Online
* Lutheran Doctrine and Practice
* Lutherans and Other Christians
* The Lord's Supper
* Marriage and Human Sexuality
* Scripture
* Social/Ethical Issues
* Women in the Church
* Charismatic Movement

The CTCR of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod has made many of these documents available as PDF downloads. Dates span several decades.

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