Category Archives: Lutheran

A REAL HIT ON THE CHURCH POCKETBOOK


Finns quit Church over gay marriage Posted: 05 Dec 2014 @ 00:12 Another example of people choosing to remain faithful to the text received rather than the newest change in what some Bible verses really mean. In this case it … Continue reading

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Tired of Hobby Lobby?


  LCMS Lutherans give a Christian view Care about religious freedom? LCMS Lutherans join with Roman Catholics, Orthodox, and other Christians weighing in on  this important decision. Fr. Orthohippo Office of the President, Official Statements, Pressroom LCMS Why tomorrow’s Supreme … Continue reading

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United Methodists, Pessimism and God’s Surprises


This article applies to a number of denominations.  It is not unique with Methodists.  Elements of it can be found in various Catholic, Orthodox, Lutheran, Evangelical, and other Protestant groups, not to mention the various splinter groups. Fr. Orthohippo Being … Continue reading

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What Does it Mean to Be Charismatic? A new view from Evangelical eyes


(view of the Blue Water Bridge, Port Huron, MI, a Bridge from my home town to Sarnia Ontario) My own starting point with the Charismatic Renewal began with a local Catholic charismatic prayer group.  They seemed very pleased when the … Continue reading

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World Conference explores persecution, martyrdom


  on August 22, 2013 in By Pamela Nielsen At Palanga, Lithuania — a site of extreme persecution against Lutherans during the Stalinist era — leaders of church bodies and seminaries around the world gathered Aug. 8-11 for the International … Continue reading

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Bishopess Katharine Jefferts Schori: Declining Numbers Maybe the Work of the Holy Spirit


How could such a thing be possible.  Although, in this article, it shows the ELCA Lutherans losing quite a bit more than the TEC Episcopalians. Of course, the ELCA is twice the size of TEC here in the USA. Now … Continue reading

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Lutherans Elect Elizabeth Eaton First Female Presiding Bishop(ess)


It finally had to happen.  The ELCA lutherans followed the pattern of other denominations and churches making accommodation to popular culture. This group, to which I once belonged in a predecessor group (the ULCA then LCA) has made relationships with … Continue reading

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