Exposing the ELCA has documented for you, numerous times, the false teachings of high profile ELCA pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber. Scroll through the articles here to read about it. Even with this information so readily available and apparent, the ELCA continues to lift up this pastor.
The Northeastern Iowa Synod (ELCA) has given a grant to fund the appearance of Rev. Bolz-Weber this month in Iowa, and they are promoting her appearance in the synod's newsletter. (see here – page 5) They are spending your money to fund someone who believes the goddess of Wicca is just another aspect of our God (see here). I would not be happy if I was in the Northeastern Iowa Synod.
And just a few days ago the Southeastern Synod ELCA posted this on their Facebook page -
“Happy New Year! Over the Christmas holiday, I read Pastrix: The Cranky, Beautiful Faith of a Sinner and Saint, by Nadia Bolz-Weber. It was a quick and thought-provoking read. Quick because I couldn't put it down and thought-provoking because Nadia's honesty and straight talk about grace and her experience in the church (throughout her life) gives me hope for Christ's church. She paints a picture of resurrection and of God's promise of faithfulness to all of God's children that so many need to hear. Definitely a book to share, not to put on the shelf! If you read this book, share your thoughts. What good books have you read lately?
Michelle Angalet, AIM
Assistant to the Bishop
Southeastern Synod ELCA”
One ELCA pastor responding to the Facebook message said “Many in my congregation have read it as well after I mentioned it in a sermon,” while another ELCA pastor writes, “Read Pastrix over Christmas as well... highly recommend it. I've gifted it to several folks.”
If you want to read the latest publicity surrounding Bolz-Weber, an article by NPR talks about the ELCA pastor officiating at civil union ceremonies and the beloved pastor displays her foul language for all to observe. (see here)
1/6/2014 08:01:23 am
ELCA Feminists 'R' Us masculine pronoun pogrom alert! ". . .of God's promise of faithfulness to all of God's children. . ." Michelle Angalet practices the lessons Michelle Angelet has learned from Michelle Angelet's ELCA leaders, who've taught Michelle Angelet that Michelle Angelet should sedulously avoid using any masculine pronouns in Michelle Angelet's reviews of Michelle Angelet-endorsed books.
1/8/2014 05:30:45 am
It reminds me so much of Orwellian Newspeak that it is almost a caricature of itself.
1/11/2014 05:48:31 am
Just for fun: These quotes are from the January newsletter of St. John's, Summit, NJ -- the church of a friend of mine.... my personal favorite is the Choir Announcement... "God" is used 5 times.
Carl W Baggett Jr
1/11/2014 10:04:52 pm
From Luther's Large Catechism: "Since the devil is not only a liar but also a murderer, he incessantly seeks our life and vents his anger by causing accidents and injury to our bodies."
4/3/2014 04:48:05 pm
Dan, why can't your web site provide the opportunity for me to forward by email your articles?
4/3/2014 05:15:51 pm
Bruce, I wish my website provider offered that option...hopefully they will add that feature in the near future.
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