Nonprofits In Denial

Excerpted from an article on Philanthropy.com: Nonprofits, like other organizations, often follow a commonly held view about the best way to handle an attack: If you ignore it, the public will forget and move on. The media thrive on controversy, so don’t discuss it and don’t highlight it in any way and journalists will move... Continue Reading →

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Canadian Lutheran Removes ANO/Lutheran Watch Pingbacks

Update 2018-10-18: Christopher Pelletier, LCC's Director Communications, left a comment on this post indicating that ping-backs have been restored. I've verified that such is the case and I thank Chris for his prompt action. I've been writing this blog for a while, and per my usual practice of citing the sources of my material, I... Continue Reading →

CEF/DIL: A Prayer

From the CEF Depositors Forum: "Heavenly Father, when one part of the body suffers, the whole body suffers with it.  Father, we pray for & with our LWML sisters in the Alberta - British Columbia District, many of whose retirement life savings & LWML Society deposits have been devastated & lost by the collapse of... Continue Reading →

CEF/DIL and the ASC: Save the Date

When the whole CEF / DIL fiasco became public back in Jan 2015, it was only a matter of time before the various government regulators weighed in on the matter. The first to publicly show their hand was the ASC - they investigated, documented what they found, determined their case, published their list of allegations,... Continue Reading →

CEF/DIL: The 2018 ABC District Convention Workbook

Reading through the 2018 ABC District convention workbook, I see that 3.5 years, millions of dollars of professional services fees, multiple court proceedings, and an ASC action which conclusively point to a different conclusion, the ABC District is still peddling the "funding shortfall" story. From the President's Report: Faced with a funding shortfall, the Alberta-British Columbia... Continue Reading →

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 →

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