The Glory Has Departed

Lutheran book boxes sent to three African seminaries -
a third one has been sent now.

Norma Boeckler, Artist-in-Residence

The Lutheran Library Publishing Ministry

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which works as too.

Luther's Sermons, Lenker Series
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I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty. For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour; Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth. 1 Timothy 2:1-4

Friday, January 15, 2016

Third World Anglican Leaders Fed Up with Western Liberal Branch -

The new Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church (USA) is Michael Curry.
The old one is Katie Schori. This is one of her less offensive costumes.

One member has sent me this link about the potential Anglican sanctions -

Virtue Online has used my Photoshop of Schori
with its telling caption.

My favorite source is Virtue Online, with this source -

The basic story is this - the Third World Anglican leaders are consistently conservative and abhor the USA, Canadian, and English fever to ordain and marry homosexuals.

The African membership dwarfs American membership, which has been shrinking from 3 million back in the 70s to about 2 million today.

The American, ELCA Presiding Bishop is on the far left;
her Canadian counterpart, Susan Johnson, on the right - both seated.
The Canadian Episcopal leader is on the left, eh?
Katie Schori, American ex-PB, is on the right.

The Archbishop of Uganda, the Most Rev. Stanley Ntagali has left the Primates meeting here in Canterbury saying that the process to discipline the Episcopal Church set up in 2007 Primates meeting in Dar es Salaam was not being enforced.

"On the second day of the gathering, I moved a resolution that asked the Episcopal Church USA and the Anglican Church of Canada to voluntarily withdraw from the meeting and other Anglican Communion activities until they repented of their decisions that have torn the fabric of the Anglican Communion at its deepest level. They would not agree to this request nor did it appear that the Archbishop of Canterbury and his facilitators would ensure that this matter be substantively addressed in a timely manner.

"Sadly, after two long days of discussions, I was concerned that the process set up for this meeting would not permit us to address the unfinished business from the 2007 Primates Meeting in Dar es Salaam.
"In accordance with the resolution of our Provincial Assembly, it was, therefore, necessary for me to withdraw from the meeting, which I did at the end of the second day. It seemed that I was being manipulated into participating in a long meeting with the Episcopal Church USA and the Anglican Church of Canada without the necessary discipline being upheld. My conscience is at peace.

"I have left the meeting in Canterbury, but I want to make it clear that we are not leaving the Anglican Communion. Together with our fellow GAFCON Provinces and others in the Global South, we are the Anglican Communion; the future is bright. The door is open for all those who seek communion on the basis of a common confession of our historic, Biblical faith for which the Ugandan Martyrs, Archbishop James Hannington, Archbishop Janani Luwum and many others around the world have died. We are part of a global movement of Anglicans who follow the God who "so loved the world that He gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life." (John 3:16)"
One is an ELCA meeting,

And one is a WELS meeting.
Only the regular readers know the difference.

GJ - WELS and Missouri are just as comfortable with ELCA as ELCA is with The Episcopal Church.

No one has ever mentioned WELS and the LCMS breaking up with ELCA. They are velcroed together through Thrivent and Mark Jeske's pagan religious broadcasts.