ACELC — High Pastoral Care

I appeal to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same judgment. I Corinthians 1:10 (ESV) … Continue reading

ACELC — Can There Be Koinonia in Worship?

This came in an email from the ACELC and can also be found on their website:   “Worship the Lord in the splendor of holiness; tremble before him, all the earth!” … Psalm 96:9 If you want to start a lively … Continue reading

ACELC Conference NEWSFLASH – Rolf Preus of the LCMS on the “Power of Bishops”

2014 ACELC Conference NEWS FLASH! Christ for Us: The Office of the Holy Ministry This Feb. 25-27 in Cedar Falls, Iowa! Come hear speakers like Reverend ROLF PREUS address important issues relating to the Office of the Public Administration of … Continue reading

2014 ACELC CONFERENCE NEWS FLASH! — An Organization addressing the doctrinal “diversity” one conference at a time.

Christ for Us: The Office of the Holy Ministry This Feb. 25-27 in Cedar Falls, Iowa! Come hear speakers like Rev. BRENT KUHLMAN address important issues relating to the Pastor Speaking and Serving In the Stead and By the Command … Continue reading

ACELC — The LCMS and “Peace”

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.”  Matthew 5:9 “Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I have not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I have … Continue reading

Great Stuff — The Proper Use and the Inappropriate Abuse of Ecclesiastical Supervision

The latest email from the ACELC Properly speaking ecclesiastical (churchly) supervision happens primarily within the context of a Christian congregation. In this fundamental unit of the Church, it is the primary responsibility of the divinely called pastor to be the … Continue reading

Attempts to find Concord (not compromise) in Texas!

Last week I had the great joy of attending the 3rd Annual Free Conference of the ACELC.  The theme this year was on worship, and in the group’s earnest desire to restore unity and concord within Lutheranism they attempted to … Continue reading

ACELC — Tis the Season – for Repenting!

Repentance is something the Lord means to be ongoing in the life of the Christian. But, repentance isn’t easy. Who wants to repent? Oh, we repent after eating too much at our Thanksgiving feasts, but that’s just our discomfort speaking. … Continue reading

The ACELC Film Project

Dear ACELC Interested Parties, Grace to you and peace, from God our Father, and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! If you’ve been following the minutes of the ACELC Board Meetings, then you already know that about 6 weeks … Continue reading

Great Stuff Found on the Web — Saving Thelma and Louise

A publication from the ACELC found here:   I remember a few years back how our nation expressed so much impatience with gridlock in congress. We heard how people just wanted something to get done. We were tired of going … Continue reading

ACELC — How Can Unity Be Found?

From the ACELC Board of Directors: How do we establish unity within The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod? Thus far the use of synodical resolutions passed at our national conventions hasn’t worked very well. In the  recent past we were … Continue reading

News from the ACELC updated

From the ACELC Board of Directors:   Dear Friends, We just wanted to drop you a short note advising you that all of the 2012 Conference Sermons and the Table Talk sessions from our recently concluding Theological Conference have now … Continue reading

Inquisition time–The ACELC Chairman of the Board

While I attended the 2nd annual Conference of the ACELC a few weeks ago I had the chance to sit down with Rev. Clint Poppe, the chairman of the board for the ACELC.  I had the chance to ask him … Continue reading

From the ACELC blog — Costa Costa Costa Costa Concordia

This blog post from the ACELC by Pastor Sawyer was brought to our attention; we post it here for those readers who don’t follow the ACELC blog.   Honestly, I have NO good reason why Boy George and the Culture … Continue reading

ACELC – are they a big bunch of divisive meanies?

I had the privilege to attend the second annual ACELC Conference this past week in Lincoln, NE at Good Shepherd Lutheran. The list of presenters was a very good one for this conference.  It included a District President, a couple … Continue reading

Bulletin Insert and Conference Reminder from the ACELC

Here’s a note from ACELC — the release of a bulletin insert to help explain the work of the ACELC, as well as a reminder about their conference on Feb 7th through 9th (found on the Lutheran Calendar from BJS here).   … Continue reading

ACELC Conference Videos now available

Here’s a note from ACELC — the Lutheran Catechetical Society has other videos as well, including the BJS conference this past February, and a 1995 presentation by President Harrison about Liturgy and the Youth. Dear Friends, Just a quick note … Continue reading

ACELC Conference — The Divine Service and Daily Offices, by Rev. Rick Sawyer

The ACELC has posted all the papers from their recent conference here. We have reproduced the Rev. Rick Sawyer’s paper (#4 below) and welcome your comments. Please keep your comments on topic to this one paper. All papers can be … Continue reading

ACELC Conference — Communion, Unionism & Syncretism, by Rev. Brent Kuhlman

The ACELC has posted all the papers from their recent conference here. We have reproduced the Rev. Brent Kuhlman’s paper (#3 below) and welcome your comments. Please keep your comment on topic to this one paper. All papers can be … Continue reading

News Release — ACELC Holds Convening Conference

On March 1-3, 2011, the Association of Confessing Evangelical Lutheran Congregations met at Trinity Lutheran Church, Kearney, Missouri, for its Convening Conference. The 130 pastors and laymen in attendance heard an array of excellent speakers discussing the issues and errors … Continue reading

ACELC Conference — Introduction to the Conference, by Rev. Jim Gier

The ACELC has posted all the papers from their recent conference here. We have reproduced the introduction to the conference and welcome your comments. All papers can be reached at the following links: Introduction to the Conference – Rev. Jim … Continue reading