And so the process continues year after year. This was the state of affairs at Sept 11th, 2010.
We hear that the committee of five was appointed in late 2011, more than two years after Synod directed Pastor Semmler to work towards consensus. We would expect patience to be sorely tested at the 2013 Synod.
Expect Pastor Semmler to stand again for the presidency. That’s the word in the corridors of ALC. It seems that 13 years is just not long enough. No-one could possibly do the job like him.