https://twitter.com/BozT/status/1108754059761209345 or... "It's God's money anyway, why are you mad?"
On Jan 15, 2015 LCC ABC District shocked the Lutheran Church-Canada community when it declared a "sufficient cash flow shortage" and froze all withdrawals from its CEF and then DIL investment funds. District personnel later blamed a "perfect storm" of withdrawals, outstanding loans, and a lack of other investments that could earn money for the... Continue Reading →
In the Christian calendar major three events stand out - Christmas when Christ was born of a virgin in an animal's feeding trough, Good Friday when He took on the full punishment for the sins of all mankind for all eternity and willingly laid down His life in the process , and Easter when He... Continue Reading →
This is a repost of an article I published for Good Friday 2018 - it's as applicable now as it was then. ANO As one of my areas of interest is justice and injustice in a Christian context, it's easy to get frustrated about the church's inability to deal with clear violations of church teaching.... Continue Reading →
After the Leduc meeting the LCC Synod BOD sent the following email to the Western Region LCC members. I've also included an article about the meeting published in the Canadian Lutheran. April 11, 2019 Via E-mail To All West Region Congregations and Pastors, The Board of Directors of Lutheran Church-Canada extended an invitation to the... Continue Reading →
The "Peanuts" cartoon strip was a long running cartoon that was serialized in various newspapers for fifty years and was arguably the longest running story told by a single human being. When any comic strip runs that long its almost certain that particular gags will recur, and one such gag is the one of Lucy,... Continue Reading →
Part 1 of this series discussed the Synod BOD's "request for comments". Part 2 is one member's response to that request. To: Mr. Arnold Drung Chairman of the Board of Directors of Lutheran Church Canada From: Rev. Robert Clifford Pastor of the Hanover, Kincardine, Southampton, Ontario tri-parish It was good to see you the other weekend... Continue Reading →
Recently the LCC Synod Board chair sent out the following "request for comments" asking the membership to "share with the Board" their thoughts and opinions on various questions. This is the original solicitation: National -BOD “Town Hall” Meeting - As part of the Board of Directors meeting in April at Leduc, Alberta, congregations of Lutheran Church—Canada... Continue Reading →