End-of-Life article list

Medical Directive Statements/Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare
Our friends at Christian Life Resources have developed a Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care - Christian Version document to enable Christians to provide informed, legal and Christ-centered direction for their medical care in the event they can no longer express their wishes. This is a legal document that allows you to designate a person to serve as your health care agent, allows you to make some selections regarding the kind of treatment or care you want provided, and includes a Christian witness to your faith and to the sanctity of human life. Click at the links above to find out more.

We live in a dying world. It appears as though death rules in all of creation. Everywhere you look you find life. But everywhere you find life, you also find death. Death and life cannot coexist peacefully. Where death and life meet, it appears...

"Ventilators ..." answers tough questions for individuals, families, and pastors such as: What about extraordinary treatment? But what if I’m a burden? Are food and water extraordinary care? What about unconscious patients? When is...

A worship service based on the Life Sunday theme "In Life, In Death, Abide with Me."

Sanctity of Human Life Sunday is often observed on January 22 because it is the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that effectively legalized abortion in all nine months of pregnancy for virtually any reason. Since that...

Dr. Glenn E. Schaeffer relates a story of a man who committed suicide because of a chronic illness. Dr. Schaeffer states, "There must be a better and more dignified manner in which we can deal with chronic and terminal illness." Based...

More and more patients and families are becoming involved in ethical decision-making at the end of life.

This sermon is going to be about life. People have a variety of reactions when they hear that.

Most Christians realize that suicide and euthanasia are sin. We understand that it is not within the jurisdiction of human authority to determine when we or others will die. In spite of what we believe, groups such as Americans for Death with...

How did the universe begin? Creation? Evolution? How about theistic evolution? What should we believe? How do we know which is true? Does it really even matter? Why does Lutherans For Life (LFL) care about creation?

The theology of the cross is all about suffering, Christ’s and ours. As we share in Christ’s sufferings by faith, we also share Christ’s comfort in the midst of our own sufferings by faith.

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