“Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me, but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin,it would be better for him to have a great millstone fastened around his neck and to be drowned in the depth of the sea. “Woe to the world for temptations to sin! For it is necessary... Continue Reading →
https://twitter.com/BozT/status/1108754059761209345 or... "It's God's money anyway, why are you mad?"
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 →
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 →
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 →
It is said that the best predictor of future action is past behavior. In the CEF/DIL case the public evidence clearly supports the conclusion that depositors were intentionally misled or allowed to be misled about what their money was going to be used for vs what it was actually used for and the fiscal health... Continue Reading →
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 →