Comparing the two statements above shows little difference between them. The synod rejects any attempt to attribute salvation to anything other than Christ's death and resurrection. Evangelical Lutheran Free Church in Denmark. The Missouri Synod flatly rejects millennialism  and considers itself amillennialist. Despite these conflicts, the Missouri Synod experienced fairly rapid growth in its early years, leading to the subdivision of the synod into four districts in
Other traditional Lutherans reject such practices as unbiblical, with a minority of congregations continuing the historic practice of male suffrage, similar to the Wisconsin Synod.
- St. John Lutheran Evangelical Lutheran Church
Concordia Publishing House,3: See on this, Hillerbrandp. English work became more widespread in the LCMS during the first two decades of the twentieth century, with older members of the Synod continuing to speak primarily German and younger members increasingly switching to English. The Relationship to the Confessions: On 21 Augustthe same body passed four ministry policy resolutions that opened the way for congregations to recognize and support such partnerships and for those in committed same-gender partnerships to be rostered leaders within the ELCA. The Missouri Synod flatly rejects millennialism  and considers itself amillennialist. Retrieved September 22,
One of the signature teachings of the Lutheran Reformation is Sola scriptura —"Scripture alone. They had limited success, however, and the villages became nearly exclusively German settlements within a few years. Lutheran Church of Togo. The theme for the gathering was "In Christ Alone. Ceylon Evangelical Lutheran Church.