Day: August 20, 2011

Saturday August 20

The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul; the decrees of the Lord are sure, making wise the simple; the precepts of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the Lord is clear, enlightening the eyes; the fear of the Lord is pure, enduring for ever; the ordinances of the […]

ELCA confronts “fallout” from progress on same-sex relationships

In what might be seen as a pull back from the 2009 stance, the LIFT report drafters recommend that “no social statements be brought to churchwide assemblies until a study process examines the ELCA’s system of theological conversation and mutual discernment,” suggesting a moratorium on “contentious” social statements for a time.