Lutheran Deformation by Brad Everett

Lutheran Deformation

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada Votes for Decline

by Brad Everett

In less than 24 hours, and the space of four votes, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) effectively set aside twenty centuries of Christian teaching and practice on marriage, the family, and the ordained ministry at its 2011 National Convention, held July 14–17, 2011, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

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