CLC Work in the Democratic Republic of Congo – Part One

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Written on: Sunday, 22nd March 2015
CLC Work in the Democratic Republic of Congo- Part One From the Field March 22, 2015 Pastor Mutombo Muzakuza, who is the head of one of the CLC’s sister churches in Congo, was baptized Catholic and joined a confessional Reformed Church in 1978 and was ordained as a bishop . He left and sought to Read More . . . read more

Visitation to our Sister Church in Chin State, Myanmar

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Written on: Friday, 13th March 2015
From the Field March 13, 2015 Zomi Lutheran Church of Myanmar We had a four day seminar with over 80 people each day from Feb. 4-7. Pastor Ohlmann and I each taught half the time. Another joyful time was had in our six worship services. We taught on: Election, Philippians, Hebrews, Lenten studies, Centering all Read More . . . read more

Was it worth it? Nigeria

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Written on: Friday, 27th February 2015
From the Field February 27, 2015 Our initial work in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, dates back to Prof. Erpenstein’s correspondence with his students who returned there in 1970. We had visits and then missionaries there with other helpers for many years. Now Missionary Ude visits there once a year in conjunction with our . . . read more

Assessment – Feb. 17,’11 – Feb. 17, ’15

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Written on: Monday, 16th February 2015
Assessment – Feb. 17,’11-Feb. 17,’15‏ From the Field Feb. 17, ’15 As a member of my Lutheran synod(CLC) I like to look back to see what God has done in the our foreign fields. The first one was dated Feb. 17, ’99 to Feb. 17, ’03. There is also the point of learning from the Read More . . . read more

The National Lutheran Church of Myanmar

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Written on: Thursday, 12th February 2015
From the Field February 12, 2015 Based upon extensive visits, discussions and correspondence the CLC Convention in June 2014 declared that fellowship existed between the CLC and the National Lutheran Church of Myanmar which consists of one congregation of 96 souls and five preaching stations served by Pastor Charles Edwards. This is in the Yangon . . . read more

Developments in Myanmar

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Written on: Sunday, 18th January 2015
From the Field January 16, 2015 Land finally purchased. In working together with our brethren in Myanmar in Chin State we rejoice that the land has finally been purchased upon which buildings could be constructed at Kalay. When Pastor Ohlmann and I are there in February we will discuss with the executive committee what we Read More . . . read more

Celebrate Epiphany Jan. 6th

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Written on: Wednesday, 7th January 2015
Celebrate Epiphany – Jan. 6th From the Field January 6, 2015 There is an ancient tradition that the wise came from as far away as India or China. One tradition has a wise teacher in China disappearing for a long time and then returning to his home village… We don’t know for sure where they Read More . . . read more

Persecution in India

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Written on: Friday, 26th December 2014
From the Field Dec. 26, ’14 Having just celebrated His birth, let us take note of the opposition to the proclamation of this great good news. Let us pray the Word of the Lord speeds on and triumphs in the hearts of more people. In a Dec. 18th ‘Washington Post’ article, “Christian Enclave In India Read More . . . read more


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Written on: Thursday, 11th December 2014
From the Field Dec. 3, ’14 In 2006 the CLC’s work in Thailand terminated with the return of the Bohde’s to the USA, due to Pastor Bohde’s severe ill health, actually life-threatening. Thanks to the Lord his health is now very good. My prayer is that we as a synod can return to work in Read More . . . read more

“Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination.”

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Written on: Saturday, 29th November 2014
Clausewitz – Pursue one great decisive aim with…‏ From the Field Nov. 28, ’14 Carl von Clausewitz The Prussian military strategist gives us some useful quotes for our work in evangelizing, preaching the Gospel throughout all creation. One of these is “Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination.” When . . . read more

Missionaries with Journals:

Matthew Ude

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

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Todd Ohlmann

Pastor Ohlmann serves Faith Lutheran Church in the St. Louis, MO area and is also the chairman of the CLC Board of Missions. He leads short-term Mission Helper Trips to India, Nepal, and East Africa.

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Nathanael Mayhew

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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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