After four days of convention and another full day of meetings, I’m just finally getting around to looking at my notes. . I don’t like what I see. Mostly it’s doodles. As much as Synod thinks it accomplished this week, my first impression is that it was quite probably the opposite: convention was counter-productive.
It’s going to take a few days to compile all the notes, conversations, and email exchanges during the event. It’s going to take a few more days to think about what convention really means. I mean, I know what it means. I’m wrestling with describing and explaining why this convention was most likely among the most counter-productive in .
If your’e a regular reader, I beg your patience. First, I’m offline for a few days of down time and rest. Of course, while I’m resting I’ll be working, so really, I’m just working offline.
In the meantime, call your local convention delegate and ask them why they didn’t take the opportunity to clear the air about CEF. That’s the elephant in the room that was conveniently avoided last week. It’s a sound that has hobbled LCC, and it won’t recover until it’s resolved. If you get an answer get back to me. Because if you hear something that resembles, “it wasn’t the time and place,” you should ask a follow-up question: “So when did delegates decide IS the time and place?”
The lack of an answer will tell you what you need to know about the essential nature of Lutheran Church Canada.
More in a couple of days.