ASC Hearing Ruling: Balance of Convenience

In the ASC hearing one point of discussion was what was termed a "Balance of Convenience".  The Encyclopedia of Canadian Law defines this term so: Balance of Convenience meaning or description: a common law test; a court applying this test will balance the prejudice to one party of denying the relief asked for, against the prejudice to the... Continue Reading →

CEF/DIL – ASC Notice of Hearing

When you sell investments to the general public, there are rules you must follow to ensure that people make informed decisions with their savings and that what they buy is what they get. When you don't follow the rules, tell them one thing when the reality is something else, and deprive people of their investments... Continue Reading →

We Were Rachael’s Church

Not too long ago I wrote about the testimony of Rachael Denhollander and how she laid down both law and gospel to Larry Nassar after he was convicted of sexually abusing hundreds of gymnasts under the guise of medical treatment.  Her testimony was as powerful as it was clear and left no doubt about the... Continue Reading →

Quote of the Day: Wade Mullen On Abusive Organizations

This tweet is for anyone that's tried to hold an errant organization to account. https://twitter.com/wad3mullen/status/970856276568825856 The reason this tactic works is because people are nice folks that want to work things out and inquiries of "can we discuss this?"  are usually met with "Of course! What's on your mind?" Ideally after a discussion of reasonable... Continue Reading →

Calling Church Leaders to Account

January 2015 was when everything changed for the members of Lutheran Church-Canada. People that had entrusted the church with their life savings, building funds, personal savings, retirement savings, and their sacred trust found out that a so-called "perfect storm" made it impossible for ABC District to honor the mounting withdrawal requests for their CEF and... Continue Reading →

Synod’s Illegitimate Children

As the 2017 convention amply demonstrated, LCC has some deep-rooted cultural issues with policing its ranks, particularly in cases where popular people or difficult issues are involved - in such cases it's certainly a lot easier to close one's eyes to what was going on, laugh at the ongoing stream of jokes, and go about... Continue Reading →

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