Author: Lauren Ley

Rev. Lauren Ley is an ELCA pastor currently on leave from call with a Doctor of Ministry degree from Luther Seminary in congregational revitalization.

Law and Gospel: A Problem with Bound Conscience

A Problem with “Bound Conscience” [1] In August of 2009 the Churchwide Assembly of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, its highest legislative body, approved the social statement Human Sexuality: Gift and Trust by exactly the required two-thirds majority. The task force producing the policy document identified the “bound conscience” as a key concept in […]