I received a mass email from an LCMS pastor, Rev. Chris Dodge earlier this week.
Pastor Chris Dodge (SL '79)
Pastor Dodge is no longer the pastor at the parish he served (St. Michaels) and is on candidate status according to this Minnesota South District Newsletter.
None of this means believing that God
has given Pastor Dodge
the messages that he
is no longer an LCMS pastor.
Last fall he
resigned from his
former congregation, St. Michael's Lutheran Church of Bloomington, MN
, and took a number of the members to form a non-denominational church.
This is so despicable.
position as a pastor to lead astray as many as he
can while collecting his
salary from the faithful.
has recruited enough misled sheep, he
leaves at his
own convenience to set up shop abusing as many more as he
At last month's MNS Convention, one of the main presentations was by Rev. Chris Dodge of St. Michael's Lutheran Church in Bloomington, MN.
spoke at length about the charismatic movement that began in 1901 and considered it - along with the reunification of Jerusalem under Israeli political control in 1967 - as one of the signs that God
is doing amazing things that indicate the closeness of the end of the age.
I am very saddened by Pastor Dodge's
is letting his
experiences run the show, and there are very good reasons to think - to assert even - that Satan has moved him away from the pure proclamation of the Gospel of Christ