Brothers Together in Unity

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Written on: Friday, 19th September 2014
From the Field September 19, ’14 How pleasant and how fair for brothers to dwell together in unity. Ps. 133:1 Recently, I had the pleasure of visiting Pastor Jean Pierre Blanchard and his wife Catharine in Athis Mons south of Paris. Though many miles and a great ocean separate us, we are united in our Read More . . . read more

Down the Switchback

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Written on: Monday, 8th September 2014
From the Field September 5, 2014 There arises a question in working overseas whether the missionary should drive himself or hire drivers. One concern is what kind of liability would be involved if there was an accident and even if someone were killed in an accident. In our first term in Nigeria both my wife Read More . . . read more

Guilty Until Proven Innocent

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Written on: Tuesday, 19th August 2014
From the Field August 19, 2014 We started the Lutheran Bible Institute in Nigeria to train our pastors beginning in January 1987. Twelve men began with eight of those graduating. In the first years we had quite a number of applicants. While we sought to filter out trouble, it came nonetheless. The devil was not Read More . . . read more

A Tale of Three Bobs

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Written on: Monday, 11th August 2014
From the Field August 11, 2014 One of the beginning students at our Lutheran Bible Institute in Nigeria in 1987 was Ndua Bob. He had been our preacher at a preaching station on a hillside village on the outskirts of the large city of Calabar. The little congregation there tried to put up walls for Read More . . . read more

Larry and the Driver

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Written on: Friday, 8th August 2014
From the Field July 26, 2014 In October of 2008 a visitation was carried out to the UMELC(which became the CLC of Myanmar) by Mission Board member Larry Hansen, Mark Bohde(who was a missionary in Thailand) and me. A two day seminar was held with attendance . . . read more

Larry and the Driver

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From the Field July 26, 2014 In October of 2008 a visitation was carried out to the UMELC(which became the CLC of Myanmar) by Mission Board member Larry Hansen, Mark Bohde(who was a missionary in Thailand) and me. A two day seminar was held with attendance at 70-80. The executive committee of fifteen men was Read More . . . read more

Life in a Mud-waddle – Nigeria

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Written on: Friday, 18th July 2014
From the Field July 13, 2014 This is taken from a booklet “Never Too Young” by Mary and Kurt Koenig A mud-waddle is a house formed with sticks and poles. Mud is then plastered over the sticks. The roof is either made of metal or of palm branches. There is a building behind the house Read More . . . read more

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Written on: Monday, 7th July 2014
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July 7, 2014 We were on the road again this morning at exactly 8:00 which turned into exactly 9:30 due to a broken timing belt in Enosh’s vehicle.  We had plenty of time to scour the supermarket’s shelves for all of the toothpaste they had which included a free toothbrush in the box.  We ended up with 165 toothbrushes and tubes of toothpaste . . . read more

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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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