Twitter Quote of the Day – Feb 19, 2021

Peacemaking ministries whose theological frameworks were created w/o the input of oppressed and/or marginalized people aren't the ones you want when there's serious injustice or systemic abuse involved. Those situations demand a justice orientation, not a conflict resolution one. Sometimes conflict arises because equals disagree. They need conflict resolution. Other times, conflict arises because powerful... Continue Reading →

After Justice is Found

To date LCC has continued its policy of silence - acting like the events that led to CEF / DIL didn't happen or doing anything to console the victimes. Synod even allowed Pr Ruf - a convicted criminal - to receive a Call to another church. Ordinarily that's only allowed for clergy members in good... Continue Reading →

LCC: Convention – Synod Wants Your Questions

LCC's "Info Digest" has sent out the following update regarding the "special convention": LCC Special Convention Update! CANADA – Voting and alternate delegates as well as some advisory delegates to Lutheran Church–Canada’s 2017 convention were asked to complete an email survey regarding their availability and willingness to continue their service as delegates to a Special Convention called... Continue Reading →

LCC: Convention Considerations – Rev Clifford has Questions

In LCC: Convention Considerations – Carl Asks “Who Decides?”  I posted "Carl Vehse"'s question about the problem with the proposed amendment in that it didn't assign responsibility for declaring a "Force Majure" to anyone. Rev. Robert Clifford had a question of his own, which follows: A further question I have is this: If the Special Convention... Continue Reading →

LCC: Convention Considerations – Carl Asks “Who Decides?”

In LCC: Constitutional Considerations – Full Disclosure Please I posted "Carl Vehse"'s comment about what would be quorum for the October "Special Convention", and the fact that the Board left out the specific Bylaw details pertaining to holding conventions and special conventions. It seems Carl's had some extra time on his hands, because he made... Continue Reading →

LCC: Constitutional Considerations – Full Disclosure Please

In LCC: Constitutional Considerations I discussed counting delegates for a quorum, and what would happen if the entire CCMS was sent to the Committee on Adjudication. "Carl Vehse" once again weighed in with an interesting analysis in a comment on that article, and I'm quoting the comment in full here. The 24 congregation-appointed delegates was merely... Continue Reading →

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