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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CEF/DIL: Reviewing the District’s Letter with a Critical Eye / Part 3: Conclusion

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, Part 2 covered the closing part of the letter, and this article will have some closing thoughts. Another small fact this letter leaves out is that the District President and... Continue Reading →

What You Can Do To Help

Dear readers - If there is one passage that sums up why I do this blog, it'd be this: Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied. Matthew 5:6 LCC has been waging a "war of silence" if not an active dis-information campaign on its membership in an apparent attempt to whitewash... Continue Reading →

The CCMS Chair on the 2017 LCC Synod in Convention Restructuring Votes

The 2017 Synodical Convention was quite the experience with LCC anticipating some massive changes to it's structure. After the convention was over some positions had to be filled and the Canadian Lutheran posted an article"Seeking nominations for new regional positions". The first comment on the Canadian Lutheran article came from Rev. Robert Clifford who wrote: People are... Continue Reading →

Change the LCC ABC District 2018 Convention Theme to “It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.”

As the various districts plan for what is probably their last convention, I saw that the ABC District had picked a rather...unusual theme for their 2018 convention: ​ "Called to Proclaim His Righteousness... ​To a People Not Yet Born"   Psalm 22:31   Dictionary.com defines righteousness as: noun 1. the quality or state of being righteous. 2. righteous conduct. 3. the quality or state of being just or rightful: They came to realize the righteousness of her position on the matter. it then defines righteous as: adjective... Continue Reading →

A Discussion About LCC East District 2019

My prior post about the post-restructuring version of LCC's East District has attracted a couple of comments I'd like to address. For reference purposes, LCC East District's current handbook and policy documents can be found on this page. One comment on the CEF Investors Forum offered an alternative explanation about the 1/3rd membership quorum as referring... Continue Reading →

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