Deposit…deposited

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Written on: Saturday, 18th May 2019
Today (Saturday) Pastor Kossi had a man come over to exchange money so I could have enough to make the deposit on the apartment. Then we went over to the owner’s house. After a long conversation in French/Éwé, we gave him a 6 month deposit and 3 months advanced rent ($206/mo based on the rate of 582 CFA Francs to $1 the man gave me this . . . read more

A Nigerian prince and princess

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Written on: Wednesday, 15th May 2019
This past Sunday I met a Nigerian prince and princess. No, they did not ask my help in transferring 2,000,000$ US out of the country that they discovered in dormant bank account. That was a difference prince who emailed that offer the other week (although since I’m here, I’m not sure I can help him). This was Martin and Tina Essien from west . . . read more

Unexpected Éwé

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Written on: Wednesday, 8th May 2019
The official language of Togo is French. For the past several months, as I was waiting to begin my work here, I have been working on improving my French. I knew Éwé was also used in Lomé and I thought maybe I’d dabble in it once I became more fluent in French. I did not expect that Éwé would be used so much in our churches and by our . . . read more

Unexpected Éwé

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The official language of Togo is French. For the past several months, as I was waiting to begin my work here, I have been working on improving my French. I knew Éwé was also used in Lomé and I thought maybe I’d dabble in it once I became more fluent in French. I did not expect that Éwé would be used so much in our churches and by our . . . read more

Looking in Lomé

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Written on: Tuesday, 7th May 2019
Missionary Todd Ohlmann and I arrived in Lomé, Togo, West Africa Saturday evening, May 5th, 2019. Pastor Kossi met us at the airport and took us to the hostel where we are staying. Sunday morning we attended the worship service at the main church and seminary building of the Mission Evangelique Lutherienne de Confession du Togo (MELC). It was . . . read more

Looking in Lomé

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Missionary Todd Ohlmann and I arrived in Lomé, Togo, West Africa Saturday evening, May 5th, 2019. Pastor Kossi met us at the airport and took us to the hostel where we are staying. Sunday morning we attended the worship service at the main church and seminary building of the Mission Evangelique Lutherienne de Confession du Togo (MELC). It was . . . read more

Sent to Togo…

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Written on: Monday, 6th May 2019
I think this is my fifth visit to Togo, but this visit is different from all of the other times I\'ve been here. Past trips, like most of my trips, have included a heavy load of teaching. The last time I was here, I spent ten days teaching two different groups of men. This time I am here for a different purpose. I am here to introduce Peter . . . read more

Mission Opportunities Prayer List…03 MAY 2019

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Written on: Friday, 3rd May 2019
CLC Mission Opportunities Prayer List May 2019Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may run swiftly and be glorified, just as it is with you...2 Thessalonians 3:1 (NKJV) 1.    Myanmar– Pastor Thang has been discharged from the hospital. He . . . read more

Happy Easter from the field – 2019

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Written on: Friday, 19th April 2019
Jesus’ Resurrection Unless we read over all four accounts carefully we can get confused as to what and when things happened in connection with our Lord rising again and the events of Easter morning.                How many women went to the tomb? a) Mt. . . . read more

CLC Mission Opportunities Prayer List…12 April 2019

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Written on: Friday, 12th April 2019
Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may run swiftly and be glorified, just as it is with you... 2 Thessalonians 3:1 (NKJV)1.    Myanmar– Pastor Thang has undergone surgery and will spend a few more weeks in the hospital in India before going back to Myanmar. He . . . read more

Missionaries with Journals:

Peter Evensen

Missionary Peter Evensen is currently serving as a resident missionary in Lomé, Togo, West Africa

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Michael Gurath

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Dave Koenig

Missionary David Koenig served his Lord for many years in numerous overseas locations including Nigeria and India. Now semi-retired he continues to serve with regular overseas trips to Myanmar.

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Nathanael Mayhew

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Todd Ohlmann

Missionary Ohlmann serves as the full-time visiting missionary for the Church of the Lutheran Confession.

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Matthew Ude

Pastor Matthew Ude serves as missionary in India, as well as periodically visiting Nepal and Nigeria.

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