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
November 2010: A Matter of Conscience? (Volume 10 Issue 11)
A Problem with “Bound Conscience”  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 […]