Pastor Clifford and

Somewhere on the shores of Lake Huron, Pastor Clifford is pounding the pedals to raise some money for Bibles with a fundraising event called

You should visit Pastor Clifford’s sponsorship page and make a donation. Because it’s a good thing to do. And because cycling is awesome.

Pastor Clifford is 80% of the way to his $1000 fund-raising goal. Methinks that should be closer to at least $1500 for those of you who are going to chip in. More is more after all.

Keep the rubber side down and the helmet side up Pastor Clifford!


Happy Anniversary, Honey!

Three years ago yesterday the Alberta British Columbia District of Lutheran Church Canada it had a “sufficient cash flow shortage.” The ABC District was bankrupt. District officials said they “erred on the side of the gospel.” It’s a repugnant idea that sprang from the mouth of a District staffer in the early days of the crisis in 2015. I only heard it uttered once myself, but the stage was set: no one was to blame.

“That’s What Christmas is All About Charlie Brown”


A Conventional Convention

If you were hoping for a sea change in Lutheran Church Canada’s evasive behavior over the years since the CEF scandal broke, you’d be disappointed at the 2017 edition of the LCC convention.

Of course, by “disappointed” I mean “shattered any illusion of being a functional and responsible institution.”