Or, should I say "tweets of the day"? Good stuff. https://twitter.com/wad3mullen/status/1075866218572251136 https://twitter.com/wad3mullen/status/1075866219465576452 https://twitter.com/wad3mullen/status/1075866220493238273 ...which is why I use a pseudonym - you can't privately oppress what you cannot find. https://twitter.com/wad3mullen/status/1075866221885698050 ...and if I ever find myself in a meeting to "discuss" purported "issues of concern" I'm recording it in the off-chance it turns out to... Continue Reading →
Friends of “IDA Know”, “Not Me”, and “Nobody” Make Their Way Into LCC
Way back once-upon-a-time my favorite day of the week was when the weekend newspaper arrived with an extra-large section of full-color comics. A little bit of humor and fun is always welcome and the weekend comics always delivered. Among those strips was the long-lived The Family Circus which had a unique ability to take a single... Continue Reading →
LCC Restructuring: Who is the Servant and Who is the Master?
The Canadian Lutheran article "Seeking nominations for new regional positions" attracted some interesting comments - I found this note by Dennis Kendall particularly poignant (I edited it for emphasis): As a lay delegate to the LCC Convention I was aware that the decision of the LCC Board to not support the original LCC Restructuring Plan... Continue Reading →
LCC Restructuring: What If the Constitution Fails its Confirmation Vote?
and in this episode of "As The Synod's World Turns...." Canadian Lutheran's article asking for Regional pastor nominations has an interesting comment from "canluth": Up to the point in time where the decision was made to set aside the Act and Bylaws document developed by the CCMS and their consultant, the entire document would have been... Continue Reading →
Lawsuits Among Believers and the LCMS Hosanna-Tabor Decision Part 4 / Conclusion – What Does This Mean?
To listen to various US church officials and allied groups that were fighting the Hosanna-Tabor suit, the Hosanna-Tabor decision was a great victory for religious freedom in that the churches will be able to decide who is and isn't their minister. My response is that if the church had kept its word, treated Cheryl Perich... Continue Reading →
Restructuring: An Unprecedented Opportunity
The Synodical President - leaving for greener pastures...the parish. The 1st VP - who could've had the Synodical President' office if he'd let his name stand - is stepping out from Synod completely. The Communications Director - ending his engagement with LCC and leaving the office vacant without a replacement to take his place. The... Continue Reading →
Danger Will Robinson - dry technical bureaucratese ahead! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWwOJlOI1nU Something every corporate structure has - be it secular or sacred - is a regular meeting of its membership to transact business on behalf of the organization. For commercial companies this can be a shareholder meeting, for charitable organizations it could be an annual general members'... Continue Reading →