Registration Now Open for the BJS Conference this February – Todd, Mollie and Klemet – “The Fired and the Staff”

The conference is over and everyone is recharged after it; here are the presentations given at the conference: BJS 2010 Conference Live Blogging BJS 2010 Conference — more audio Click here to register for this conference Click here for Hotel … Continue reading

Comprehensive Analysis on the Blue Ribbon Proposals Part 4 ““ Recommendation #1: the Constitutional Amendments to the Preamble and Articles II, III, VI and VII, by Pr. Rossow

This is Part 4 of a continuing series analyzing the final report of the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Structure and Governance (BRTFSG). All posts in this series are listed here.   Recommendation #1: the Constitutional Amendments to the Preamble … Continue reading

Comprehensive Analysis of the Blue Ribbon Proposals on Structure & Governance, Proposal 1 – Manipulation and Deception by the Task Force, by Pr. Rossow

This is a continuing series analyzing the final report of the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Structure and Governance (BRTFSG). I started out with the troubling revelation that the proposals are based on the work of non-Lutheran consultants (10/28/09) and … Continue reading

More Good Stuff Found by Norm – Meet Matt Harrison the Person: Interview on God Whisperers

We found the following on the God Whisperers site: Episode 72: Matthew Harrison. The interview was done after Rev. Harrison’s presentation to the Southern Orange County Outreach (SOCO)  luncheon, a confessional group in San Juan Capistrano, California. SOCO also doubles … Continue reading

Bursting the BRTFSSG Bubble, Part 3: Excising Uniformity, by Scott Diekmann

Scott’s posts are archived on the Regular Columns page under the title “Apologetics – Apply Lberally.” He has also posted this story on his blog “Stand Firm.” We’ve all seen the battles fought in the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) over … Continue reading

More Good Stuff Found by Norm: Lectionary Summaries available from the LCMS Commission on Worship

The following came across the LCMS News service a few days ago. Check out the new lectionary summaries for Advent Series C and One-Year Series lectionaries available at: http://www.lcms.org/pages/internal.asp?NavID=16073 For example, this is the summary  for Advent 1 .. FIRST … Continue reading

Adiaphora, The Formula of Concord, Jesus First, and Control in the BRTFSG Proposals, by Pr. Martin Noland

Editor’s Note: Martin Noland posted a wide-ranging  masterpiece of a comment on the Wendt commentary on the  Forke-Worship Theses story. The title above was provided by the editor. Thank you, President Forke, for your contribution to this discussion; and thank … Continue reading