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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Paul McCain Forced To Apologize. Top Views For the Last 24 Hours - From 2012.
No Apology Yet for Plagiarizing the Church of Rome?




bruce-church (http://bruce-church.myopenid.com/) has left a new comment on your post "Universalism from the Glende/Ski WELS Theologians":

First Rolf Preus has to apologize to the Jesus First crowd, and now McCain has to apologize to Missouri's CCM (Commission on Constitutional Matters):

A Public Apology from Paul McCain
May 29th, 2012, Post by Norm Fisher

http://steadfastlutherans.org/?p=19851



A Public Apology from Paul McCain Posted on May 29, 2012 by Norm Fisher

It is important that I publicize an apology I recently made to the Synod’s Commission on Constitutional Matters for a comment I posted on the Brothers of John the Steadfast site on April 18, 2012. Here is my original comment, posted on BJS on April 18, 2012.

I believe when there is a less than partisan and agenda-driven CCM in position after the next Synodical convention we may find resolution to these issues. As it stands now, the present CCM is issuing opinions that are based on idealogical (sic) loyalties, not balanced, objective opinions, such as their latest position that a pastor who communes at an ELCA altar is not participating in the rites and ceremonies of a heterodox body as long as he is not participating in the sense of being involved In the liturgical observances, that is, vested and involve directly in the worship service. Yes, I know, plainly absurd, but this is the kind of vacuous opinions we are getting at present from the CCM, so do not look to them to sort through these issues in any helpful way. 

Here the apology I sent to the CCM.

Thank you for your letter of May 15 offering me brotherly reproof and admonishment, sent in the spirit of Matt. 18. I’m humbled by it and confess my sin against the Eighth Commandment, and all of you, as you rightly point out. You have my apology and request for forgiveness, and I ask you to share this letter with the members of the CCM.
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Norman Teigen has left a new comment on your post "The Forgiven at Birth Repent in Public":

Celebrity Lutheran bloggers who regularly disparage other honest Christians shouLd desist from further offense by agreeing to be silent. The problem is that these persons cannot distinguish between their pious baloney and libel and slander. He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.

Norman Teigen, Layman
Evangelical Lutheran Synod