Quote of the Day – Jeremiah 9:23-26

 Thus says the Lord: “Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, let not the mighty man boast in his might, let not the rich man boast in his riches, but let him who boasts boast in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the Lord who practices steadfast love, justice, and righteousness in the earth. For in... Continue Reading →

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What Did Rachael’s Church Do?

In my previous article "We Were Rachael's Church" I wrote about how the Denhollanders held up a mirror of the church's behavior to Immanuel Baptist church in Louisville KY and how the church reacted with introspection, investigation, awareness, repentance, and finally restoration. But what had Immanuel Baptist done? A recent Washington Post article "The Sin... Continue Reading →

We Were Rachael’s Church

Not too long ago I wrote about the testimony of Rachael Denhollander and how she laid down both law and gospel to Larry Nassar after he was convicted of sexually abusing hundreds of gymnasts under the guise of medical treatment.  Her testimony was as powerful as it was clear and left no doubt about the... Continue Reading →

By Faith / Part 3 – Faith and Works

In this article I'm going to do something potentially controversial. I'm going to disagree with both SP Teuscher and Martin Luther at the same time.  But not too much and not too harshly. To start this story SP Teuscher wrote article in the Canadian Lutheran based in part on the story of busy Martha and attentive Mary:... Continue Reading →

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President on Abuse in the SBC

The following except is from an article written by Al Mohler who has been president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary for twenty-five years. In his article The Wrath of God Poured Out — The Humiliation of the Southern Baptist Convention, Al is discussing how the SBC has responded to reports of a high-level official's attitude... Continue Reading →

What I Expect, What I Want

Around the same time that I wrote the post that became "Calling Church Leaders to Account" I had another exchange with "Paul T" which resulted in a list of what I thought was reasonable to expect and want from LCC. I've cleaned up the original CEF Investors' Forum post and the following is the result.... Continue Reading →

Calling Church Leaders to Account

January 2015 was when everything changed for the members of Lutheran Church-Canada. People that had entrusted the church with their life savings, building funds, personal savings, retirement savings, and their sacred trust found out that a so-called "perfect storm" made it impossible for ABC District to honor the mounting withdrawal requests for their CEF and... Continue Reading →

Notable Quotes from Diane Langberg, PhD

Diane Langberg, PhD is a Christian psychologist working in the Christian community in cases of sexual abuse, PTSD, and psychological trauma. From her "About" page: Somewhere along the way God added pastors and leaders to my work as a Christian psychologist.Christian leaders burnt out, chewed up and tossed aside. I was tending to victims and... Continue Reading →

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