LCC Board of Directors Wants to Hear From You / Part 2 – Conclusion

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 →

LCC Board of Directors Wants to Hear From You / Part 1

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 →

ASC Hearing Ruling: Balance of Convenience

In the ASC hearing one point of discussion was what was termed a "Balance of Convenience".  The Encyclopedia of Canadian Law defines this term so: Balance of Convenience meaning or description: a common law test; a court applying this test will balance the prejudice to one party of denying the relief asked for, against the prejudice to the... Continue Reading →

Churches Leave LCC to form the East Kootenay Lutheran Parish

An interesting tidbit from the ABC District Convention Workbook is the section CONGREGATIONS/PREACHING STATIONS THAT LEFT LUTEHRAN CHURCH – CANADA The East Kootenay Parish – Immanuel Lutheran Church, Elkford, BC; Trinity Lutheran Church, Fernie, BC; Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Kimberly, BC; Mount Zion Lutheran Church, Cranbrook, BC; St. Peter’s Lutheran Mission, Invermere, BC – Voluntarily... Continue Reading →

Why We Celebrate Christmas

I'm reposting a Christmas article I wrote a year ago because it's as applicable today as it was then. Wishing all my readers a blessed Christmas in the knowledge of the reason for our Lord's coming! ANO In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration when... Continue Reading →

Wade Mullen Quote of the Day – Dec 20, 2018

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 →

The Concrete Equities Timeline

What has been is what will be,     and what has been done is what will be done,     and there is nothing new under the sun. Is there a thing of which it is said,     “See, this is new”? It has been already     in the ages before us. Ecclesiastes 1:9-10 If there's one lesson I repeatedly learn... Continue Reading →

Is LCC an Antinomian Synod?

If there's one thing that's puzzled me the most about the CEF disaster, it's Synod's reaction to it. Why is this problem being so studiously ignored? Why is confession and absolution being prescribed as the universal answer while the house-cleaning LCC so desperately needs has completely failed to materialize? Recently I came across an article... Continue Reading →

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