Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Sacred Theology (STM)


Practical Theology

First Advisor

Harry Coiner

Scripture References in this Resource

Romans 16:17-18; 2 Corinthians 6:14-18; Titus 1:15; Titus 3:10; 2 Thessalonians 3:6-7; Matthew 7:15; Matthew 24:4-11; Luke 10: 16; Galatians 1:9; Matthew 28:20; 2 Corinthians 6:14-18; 2 John 9:10; 2 Timothy 2:17-21; Titus 6:3-5; 2 John 10:11


It is the purpose of this paper to investigate the implications of recent Missouri Synod statements on the church for the practice of fellowship with non-Lutheran Christians. In this connection, it should be pointed out that the term, "Missouri Synod statements, “does not refer only to the official pronouncements and resolutions of synod. The term is also used to denote books, printed essays, reports, and periodical articles written by various members of Missouri Synod.

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