SE Asia – From the Field – September 12, 2017

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Written on: Friday, 15th September 2017
If we look back two years on restarted work in SE Asia by Bohde, who had been the CLC missionary in Thailand for some years, we see the progress. Starting Nov. 6, ’15 studies were held with several Hmong from Thailand. Laos Hmong were not able to come across the border. Although Mark Bohde is Read More . . . read more

Unless you bend the knee…

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Written on: Saturday, 2nd September 2017
I went back to the surgeon yesterday (Friday, Sept 1). After immobilizing my knee for almost 3 weeks, I could no longer bend it. He sent to physical therapy (here called physiotherapy). I usually have a high tolerance for pain, but bending my knee, really hurt! I am scheduled for five days of physical therapy. I was worried after yesterday’s . . . read more

From the Field – Persecution, Muslim Style – August 30, 2017

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Written on: Wednesday, 30th August 2017
from “Journey” Blue Ridge Edition p. 23, August 2017 ‘Illegal Lunch’ “…Muslims observe a fast called “Ramadan.” During this fast, you cannot eat food or drink water from sun up to sun down. If you happened to live in a Muslim dominated part of the world, like Zanzibar in Tanzania, it would be illegal . . . read more

Hello, It’s Knee Again

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Written on: Friday, 18th August 2017
Three weeks ago, when I was back in the US for furlough, I was going for one of my daily walks (as I have been prescribed to do) and felt a sharp pain in my knee when I took a step.  I hobbled back to the house and put ice on my now swelling knee. A couple days later I went in for an MRI. The following week I got the results and the report . . . read more

Gain, Win, Save – From the Field – August 16, 2017

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Written on: Wednesday, 16th August 2017
Gain, Win, Save Sometimes we have heard it said, “Just preach the Gospel.” Of course that is THE way that one is saved, by hearing the message of forgiveness. It should not be overlooked though how Paul did everything in his power to reach out with the Good News. And his goal was specifically to Read More . . . read more

From the Field – Mission Helpers – July 27, 2017

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Written on: Thursday, 27th July 2017
Peter wrote that we are a chosen race, royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s own people, that we may declare the wonderful deeds of Him who called us out of darkness into His marvelous light. 1 Pet. 2:9 This universal priesthood of all believers was one of those many Bible teachings that God restored to Read More . . . read more
The CLC has services in Canada in British Columbia and Alberta. Pastor E. Starkey and D. Maas have made trips to Manitoba in the past. Most recently Pastor T. Daub has gone across the border to do exploratory work in both English and German. Here is his most recent (June) report of the basic leg Read More . . . read more

From the Field – Nicaragua Opportunity? – June 28, 2017

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Written on: Wednesday, 28th June 2017
A man from Nicaragua was working on a diary farm and came in contact with one of our CLC members from Trinity Lutheran Church in Watertown, South Dakota. This led to the man visiting our church with regularity to hear the Word. He has also come to know others of our people in the congregation. Read More . . . read more

Even more laborers sent out to the harvest!

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Written on: Thursday, 8th June 2017
On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017, I had the privilege of attending the graduation and ordination of 14 new pastors from Immanuel Bible School (IBS) in Nidubrolu, AP, which is the seminary of Church of the Lutheran Confession of India (CLCI). These men will now serve as pastors. Pray that God would bless their ministry. Like the Immanuel . . . read more

From the Field – Bible Translation – June 2, 2017

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Written on: Friday, 2nd June 2017
A friend in Germany, Terry, sent me this news article from the Orlando Sentinel. While we don’t support Wycliffe because of the unionism they practice, we do praise God that they are working to get the Word out. And as we celebrate Pentecost still we want everyone to hear in his own language about the Read More . . . read more

Missionaries with Journals:

Peter Evensen

Pastor Evensen currently serves as a missionary in Southern India.

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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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