Update 2018-10-18: Christopher Pelletier, LCC's Director Communications, left a comment on this post indicating that ping-backs have been restored. I've verified that such is the case and I thank Chris for his prompt action. I've been writing this blog for a while, and per my usual practice of citing the sources of my material, I... Continue Reading →
By Faith / Part 1 – Walking in Faith
A large body of my work has been warning about the inaction of the church and its refusal to "Do The Right Thing" when it comes to the CEF / DIL survivors. While I believe the church's (in)action will be a stain on LCC's history for generations to come, to a certain extent I can... Continue Reading →
Two Questions That’ll Test the Spirits
In the years I've been on the internet I've had all manner of exchanges with more people than I care to count, and over the course of all these discussions I began to see (or God revealed to me) a remarkable pattern. Regardless of what the original question or assertion was - if it's central... Continue Reading →
Restructuring: An Unprecedented Opportunity
The Synodical President - leaving for greener pastures...the parish. The 1st VP - who could've had the Synodical President' office if he'd let his name stand - is stepping out from Synod completely. The Communications Director - ending his engagement with LCC and leaving the office vacant without a replacement to take his place. The... Continue Reading →
Do You Suppose They Knew?
Concordia Lutheran Seminary recently posted the following FB ad: I wonder if they knew about Pr Johannes Nieminen's recent post? Do you think they'd have posted this ad if they did know? Inquiring minds want to know!
Commission on Adjudication Plays “Get Out Of Jail Free” Card
Note: All references to Synod documents pertain to the 2014 Handbook that was in effect when these events took place. This article specifically focuses on Synodical Bylaw VIII RECONCILIATION, RESTORATION AND ADJUDICATION. One aspect of the whole CEF situation continues to mystify me is why there hasn't been any disciplinary action. Why hasn't President Bugbee's vaunted... Continue Reading →
Beware the Christian Comedy Club
Something to keep in mind if you ever find yourself trying to figure out if you're in a church or a "christian comedy" club: I appeal to you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and create obstacles contrary to the doctrine that you have been taught; avoid them. For such persons do not serve our... Continue Reading →