It's said that the wheels of justice turn slowly because of how fine they grind. This is a good thing because a just system needs to correctly discern the good from evil so it can protect the good while holding the evil to account. Almost eight months ago in Sept 2019 the ASC settled with... Continue Reading →
I've gotten emails to this effect from people on the wrong side of the CEF / DIL disaster https://twitter.com/jencoles9/status/1213849001415434243 For my readers that are feeling invisible, alone, and abandoned by the church of your youth - remember this - what's happened to you is temporary. God's justice, however, is as righteous as it is perfect,... Continue Reading →
https://twitter.com/BozT/status/1108754059761209345 or... "It's God's money anyway, why are you mad?"
CANADA – Rev. Simon Bar Sinister, Vice President of Lutheran Church in Canada, is warning Canadian churches and charities to be on the lookout for an affinity fraud scam. In the scam, a purported representative of a church extension fund solicits other members of the church asking them to trust them with their life savings under... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →