Category: General

November 5, 2018

Crossroads 2018: Nigeria and Bible Translation

By: Travis Heide Since returning from a two-week discernment trip to Nigeria this past June, I’ve been asked a load of questions regarding that country. What animals live there? What are the road conditions? What did we eat—and what were we able to eat? (Anything…

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May 24, 2018

LCC’s Costa Rica Work Suspended

After more than a decade of Gospel outreach, Lutheran Church Canada work in Costa Rica has been suspended Lutheran Church–Canada (LCC) missionaries, Pastor Edmundo Retana and his wife Deaconess Betty Solórzano Cevallos have announced that they are resigning from the mission in Costa Rica, citing…

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May 4, 2018

Latest LCC statistics show dip in membership, rebound in number of adults confirmed

Increase in Bible study class attendance also reported   CANADA – The 2017 statistics for Lutheran Church–Canada (LCC) have been released and indicate that membership continues to decrease to just over 56,000 members. In 2017, LCC counted a baptized membership of 56,620, down 2.8% from…

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March 8, 2018

Reformation history series continues

EDMONTON – A Spring Quest course from Concordia Lutheran Seminary, Edmonton (CLS) taught by Dr. John Maxfield will continue tracing the development of the Reformation. Beginning Wednesday, April 11, the four-week course picks up the timeline after Luther’s dramatic confrontation with the emperor at the…

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March 2, 2018

LCC seminary Regents hold joint meeting

EDMONTON – Regents from both Lutheran Church–Canada (LCC) seminaries, Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary (CLTS), St. Catharines and Concordia Lutheran Seminary (CLS), Edmonton, met for their annual joint meeting January 30, 2018 in Edmonton as outlined in their 2011 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). During the joint…

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January 25, 2018

LCC joins faith groups calling for change in government jobs application

WINNIPEG- The president of Lutheran Church–Canada, Rev. Timothy Teuscher, joined 80 other Canadian religious leaders and faith-group representatives calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Government of Canada to “amend the Canada Summer Jobs guidelines and application process so that it does not compel…

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October 18, 2017

2017 Mission Newsletter released

ONLINE – Lutheran Church–Canada (LCC) has released the 2017 edition of its annual Mission Newsletter. “The 2017 Mission Newsletter presents just a few snapshots of what the Lord Jesus has accomplished in the lives of people through the missions and social ministry of Lutheran Church–Canada…

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November 2, 2016

History is Bunk

by Norman J. Threinen “History is bunk.” So said Henry Ford in an interview recorded by the Chicago Tribune in 1916. Grade school students, who have been subjected to history as a bewildering collection of largely irrelevant dates which they were forced to memorize, may…

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September 20, 2013

Video: President Bugbee preaches at LCMS President’s Installation

ST. LOUIS, Missouri – President Robert Bugbee of Lutheran Church–Canada preached the Service of Installation for President Matthew C. Harrison of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod (LCMS) September 14 in St. Louis. “It’s an unexpected honour to be asked to serve our Missouri Synod friends in…

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June 21, 2013

Report from LCC district office on southern Alberta flooding

(Ongoing updates at by Rev. Don Schiemann No doubt we have all seen video footage and news reports of the extreme flooding which has taken place in Calgary and the surrounding areas. As of Friday morning, 25 communities in the City of Calgary have…

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