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[July 10, 2018 | No Comment | ]

By Heather Shilton
Christ Lutheran Church, Grand Forks, BC
For four weeks in June of this year, I had the privilege of working with Samaritan’s Purse, doing disaster relief following catastrophic flooding in Grand Forks, British Columbia. The experience was profoundly satisfying, empowering and humbling.
Grand Forks is located at the confluence of the Granby and Kettle Rivers in the southern interior of British Columbia. Spring flooding along river banks is a common event, usually with little or no permanent damage to park and recreation sites along the rivers. Building in the flood …

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[September 10, 2010 | No Comment | ]

by Timothy Teuscher
Every congregation and pastor of Lutheran Church–Canada subscribes to the Lutheran Confessions as found in The Book of Concord. This is a legacy inherited from the founding father of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, C. F. W. Walther.
In a number of his writings Walther explains the reason for this, especially in Why Are The Symbolical Books Of Our Church To Be Subscribed To Not Conditionally But Unconditionally By Those Who Desire To Become Servants Of Our Church? (They liked long titles back then!) Another one, and from which I …

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