This article is reviewing a letter by District President Schaeffer to the members of the ABC District. Part 1 covered the introduction and the three major points of the letter, this article will address the closing paragraphs, and the concluding article will have some closing thoughts. In a complex financial situation as that faced by... Continue Reading →
Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience. Therefore do not become partners with them; for at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light (for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and... Continue Reading →
When legal proceedings take place there's a number of players involved in the room - the judge or panel, counsel for the respondents (the people charged with an offence), the prosecution, and the ever-present court reporter that transcribes everything that happens into a permanent record. For the ASC hearing that took place on Aug 13,... Continue Reading →
A hymn written for abuse survivors as posted to https://sojo.net/articles/o-god-when-trust-shattered. Posted in its entirety here. By Carolyn Winfrey Gillette 8-23-2018 Author's Note: This new hymn is in response to the latest news of abuse by clergy; it was written with input from survivors and counselors. The hymn also references Pope Francis’ Aug. 20 letter, using in particular: “If one member... Continue Reading →
The following letter was written by ABC District President Schaeffer to the members of the ABC District. The timeline of events referenced in this letter is as follows: June 27, 2018 - the ASC publishes a notice of hearing August 13, 2018 - the hearing is held to establish that service had been properly done and... Continue Reading →
It is said "brevity is the soul of wit" and "A picture is worth a thousand words" https://www.facebook.com/LibertyMemesPage/photos/a.346863828768242.1073741827.346786585442633/1817476481706962/?type=3&permPage=1 As Lutheran and a sinner - I think this is most certainly true.
In this blog I hammer a lot on the two kingdoms - the "left-hand kingdom" of secular authority granted by God and the "right-hand kingdom" which is the spiritual aspects of justice, righteousness, Christ's atoning work on the cross, grace, forgiveness, all which lead to either eternal life or eternal separation from God. Both of... Continue Reading →
It's that time of the triennium where all three LCC Districts hold their conventions! And what conventions they will be where the main order of business will be to receive a number of reports, acknowledge service anniversaries, nominate people to positions in the restructured Synod (1), and a elect a new Board. For the East... Continue Reading →