From the Field – Islam Seminar – August 7, 2018

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Written on: Tuesday, 7th August 2018
I will have the opportunity in early November of sharing in the presentation of a comparison between Christianity and Islam in at least eight CLC congregations. We will be looking at what ‘love’ is in the Bible and how it is presented in the Koran. Throughout the presentation we will be encouraging our people to Read More . . . read more

From the Field – SE Asia Outreach – July 7, 2018

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Written on: Saturday, 7th July 2018
Due to not wanting any information to get out and trickle back to authorities who might persecute those our friend works with names are deleted from these reports of the seven weeks of teaching in SE Asia recently concluded. You can contact me or our friend directly for the pictures and names. Here are summaries Read More . . . read more

Hispanic Work in the USA? – From the Field – June 10,2018

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Written on: Saturday, 9th June 2018
The USA is a land of immigrants. Waves of people from other countries have come to live in our country. Long years ago there was a gathering of German immigrants into Lutheran churches. This went on for quite some time. Now we have various immigrant groups in the USA. They naturally gather around the people Read More . . . read more
The question arises, what if a pastor wants to join our church overseas, what should we do about that? Our practice is to have a meeting or colloquy with him. Several of our church body sit with him for a period of time and ask him questions as to what he believes according to the Read More . . . read more
Our friend, Mark Bohde, will be doing his independent outreach from April 22-May 31. Meetings will be held with an increasing number in Southeast Asia. We need to be careful in not putting out too much information publicly as it could get around to governments that oppose the faith. You can get his reports from Read More . . . read more
A great time was had by all. This could be a commentary on the recent visitation to the National Lutheran Church of Myanmar by Missionary Ohlmann and myself. The church has one congregation and several preaching stations in the Yangon area. Seminar – As in previous years we held a three day seminar at the Read More . . . read more

From the Field – CLC Myanmar – March 8, 2018

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Written on: Thursday, 8th March 2018
Missionary Ohlmann and I had the pleasure of working with our brothers and sisters in the Kalay, Myanmar area with teaching, preaching and visits recently. What a joy to have brethren dwell together in unity.Ps. 133:1 Seminars – We held seminars in the new church building in Kalay from Feb. 22-24 with around 90 in Read More . . . read more
If you are wondering about the title of this post, it says, “I need/want to speak Telugu well” in Telugu. Telugu is one of the languages spoken in the BELC and is the language spoken in the CLCI. It is the language of the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The other main language in the BELC (and the language of the state of Tamil . . . read more

From the Field – Liberian Mission History – Feb. 14, 2018

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Written on: Wednesday, 14th February 2018
We have to admit that we build on the shoulders of others as we do outreach. Even though the original Lutheran mission work in Liberia was not by us or the synods our people belonged to, we look at the examples of those who have gone before. We have much to learn. Following is a Read More . . . read more

No flowers for you!

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Valentine’s Day seems to be big in India. At least is an opportunity for every business to advertise offers on special gifts, meals, trips, etc. Missionary Todd Ohlmann asked our driver if he was going to get his wife flowers and chocolates for Valentine’s days.  His response: “No, my marriage was arranged.” That made . . . read more

Missionaries with Journals:

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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