CEF/DIL: Confession is Good for the Soul

Every Sunday when a Lutheran takes communion the penitent may say something like this "I, a poor miserable sinner, do hereby confess that...." and the rattle off a list of all the various offences they've purportedly committed since the last time they took communion. I'm thinking that maybe that's the most Christian way out for... Continue Reading →

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Quote of the Day: Sept 3, 2018

With respect to the District President's letter asking to wait for "all the facts" before forming an opinion: https://twitter.com/netgrace_org/status/1032780491328548864 Grace stands for "Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment." From their "About Us/Mission" page: The mission of GRACE is to empower the Christian community through education and training to recognize, prevent, and respond to... Continue Reading →

CEF/DIL: Reviewing the District’s Letter with a Critical Eye / Part 2

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 →

CEF/DIL: Reviewing the District’s Letter with a Critical Eye / Part 1

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 Lesson in Churchly Leadership

A major role organizational leaders play is to set the standard example of behavior. Whether it is congratulating someone on an accomplishment, announcing routine business, taking a hard issue head-on, avoiding dealing with the elephant in the room, what leadership models publicly tells to the rest of the organization what they really value and believe.... Continue Reading →

CEF/DIL: ASC Hearing Date Set

LCC's ABC District and various people involved in the CEF/DIL debacle will be required to explain themselves to the government this coming May 2019 - nearly 9 months from today. I haven't seen an official announcement from the ASC yet so it looks like CTV had someone keeping a close eye on developments. CTV's article... Continue Reading →

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