Archived from the original on December 23, Dec 26, Messages: In response to this strained relation between the Wisconsin Synod and the other synods, the Synodical Conference elected a committee made up of Wisconsin Synod delegates and other synods' representatives to repair relations with the Wisconsin Synod in time for the next convention in Most merciful God, We confess that we have sinned against You in thought, word and deed, by what we have done and by what we have left undone.
Chris Davenport New Member. Mar 19, Messages: It's like what a Lawyer does when he reads someone's last will and testament.
Nov 11, Messages: Aug 27, Messages: Wels is a cult.
If another is leading the prayer, they will either leave the room or pray a prayer independent of the rest of the group. No, create an account now. Dec 4, Messages: Nov 20, Messages: The current synod president is Rev.
My question is, with these unscriptural practices, which in essence deny the need for repentance and the blood of Christ, why are the WELS Lutherans accepted as a Christian denomination, and not classified as a cult? Discussion in ' Other Christian Denominations ' started by bodyofchrist32 , Jul 16, Archived from the original on December 23, They used to be in fellowship with the LC-MS, of which I am member, until sometime in the 60's or 70's, memory is a little hazy on the date. Forgive us, renew us and lead us so that we may delight in your will and walk in your ways to the Glory of your Holy Name. Nov 20, Messages:
Lutheran Church of Portugal. The first thing that bothered me was the manner in which The Lord's Supper was given. We have not loved our neighbors as ourselves. No, create an account now. Welcome to Baptist Board , a friendly forum to discuss the Baptist Faith in a friendly surrounding.
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There the synods drew up a document of association for the synods to vote on at their next convention. Apr 22, Messages: They are very serious about not confusing the public concerning agreement in doctrine hence they will not pray with others nor worship with others. Archived from the original on November 17, Retrieved February 25,
Your voice is missing! I think you are misreading their liturgy. Your voice is missing!
Nov 9, Messages: As for other practices, including confession, those who follow Luther see faith as including baptismal regeneration and various other things similar to the Catholic faith. It's like what a Lawyer does when he reads someone's last will and testament. The WELS is headed by a president and is supported by two vice presidents elected during its synod convention for terms of four years.
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Nov 11, Messages: They used to be in fellowship with the LC-MS, of which I am member, until sometime in the 60's or 70's, memory is a little hazy on the date. Cults in general create situations for extreme abuse when members are so swayed into a certain set of beliefs that the members themselves will tolerate or permit extreme abuse because the cult said it was okay, because the members believe the cult is supreme in all matters. Be careful with these folks. Doctrinal differences among the synods of the Synodical Conference, especially concerning the doctrine and practice of church fellowship, surfaced during the s and '50s. Archived from the original on April 9,
Nov 20, Messages: Archived from the original on July 22, The below is one Lutheran's further explanation of the above.
The present name was adopted in As for other practices, including confession, those who follow Luther see faith as including baptismal regeneration and various other things similar to the Catholic faith. It has created a narcissistic culture within Wels. The Minnesota Synod favored the approach of organizing state synods, but only if they would be independent of the larger Ohio and Missouri Synods. Since there had been no recent change on the ALC's doctrinal position, the LCMS was then charged by some within the Synodical Conference of changing its position on church fellowship.
I'm sure he will explain. They call this the use of The keys, and several times throughout each service they mechanically recite different prayers and creeds, and at each ones closing the pastor will state Your sins be forgiven you. Wisconsin's German-American Lutherans and Catholics saw the law as an attack on their parochial schools and parental rights.
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Churches in the Confessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference. When Luther said faith alone, he meant something different than what other later protestants believed. The Lawyer only does so by the authority of the person whom the will belonged to. Yes, my password is: They felt that the position the General Council took on this subject was inadequate. But the thing that really blew me away is when I learned that they believe that forgiveness of sins can be achieved by confession to the pastor.