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Address at KPU’s 4th-Annual UN World Interfaith Harmony Week

by Christoph

February 6: Pancakes for Peace I was one of a number of local faith representatives to give a brief address. My notes are below: Thank you for the invitation. It is good to be with you. Lutherans are a Christian denomination that came about approximately 500 years ago during an era we call the Reformation. […]

Introspection

by Christoph

A few years ago I read in an editorial by an editorial cartoonist the line that ‘Osama bin Laden had done for American introspection what Hitler had done for the square moustache.’ The writer of the sentence is American, so he is allowed to make such a statement whereas I cannot and would not. However, […]

What is the meaning of “Evangelical”?

by Christoph

We are part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC). My Evangelical friends tend to assume that “Evangelical” in the name of our church means the same as what is described as “Evangelical” in Evangelical Churches or in Evangelicalism. It does not. The “Evangelical” in Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada simply means “Pertaining to […]