There is demand for what I think about what happened tonight. What I think is this simple. Unsere geliebte Synode ist tot.
Can These Bones Live? The Dilemma of Missouri's Confessional Remnant
There comes a time where you just have to decide enough is enough. Everyone needs to be prepared to shake the dust off your sandals and walk away. We might lose a lot because of this, but we are only called to be faithful, not to be mission-minded or to be purpose-driven, only to be faithful. To those of you who in England, we need the ELCE to stand strong with us on the long, hard road we are about to embark. It helps if we have friends. To those of you in WELS and the ELS, there is good news: the synodical conference may yet arise from the ashes of the LCMS. Monty Python may have gotten it right in this case: always look on the bright side of life.