No tolls to decrease the toll

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Written on: Wednesday, 23rd November 2016
Since the demonetization of the 500 and 1000 rupee note, cash is scarce. The ATMs here usually say “24 Hours ATM”. They need to clarify that as most are closed 24 hours, not open. You can tell if an ATM has money because it has a long line. No line means no cash. If a machine has cash, it would be only 100 rupee bills (worth $1.50), as . . . read more

“Q” Please

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Written on: Friday, 18th November 2016
I just stood in line for an ATM. This is the first time I have tried to get money since the government demonitized the 500 ($7.50) and 1000 ($15) notes, rendering all the cash I had on hand unusable. My ever-vigilent driver and helper, Kumar, saw that the State Bank of India ATM next to the hotel where we were staying had a short queue (line for us . . . read more

From the Field Liberia Nov. 15, 2016

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Written on: Tuesday, 15th November 2016
This is an excerpt of the report sent to the CLC Mission Board - I had the pleasure of working with Pastor John Hein and Alvin Jask in Liberia recently arriving there Nov. 1st and leaving Nov. 11th. It was decided to have the sessions of study for several days on the 45 Colloquy Practice Questions with the following: Joseph Kiwalazu, an . . . read more

No money? No problem!

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Written on: Sunday, 13th November 2016
This past week in a surprise move on the evening of Tuesday, Nov 8, the Indian government announced that the 500 and 1000 rupee notes (worth about $7.50 and $15, respectively) would no longer legal tender after midnight that night. These were the two highest notes in Indian currency. This move rendered at least 80% of . . . read more

TODAY – Thailand/Vietnam October 26,2016

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Written on: Wednesday, 26th October 2016
From the Field October 26, 2016 You might want to pray about this independent mission work. “I have been invited to teach church leaders in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) in Vietnam. I will teach in Nan Province in Thailand first. Following Thailand, I will teach for a week in Hanoi and Read More . . . read more

A Little History Lesson as we Celebrate the Reformation

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Written on: Saturday, 22nd October 2016
From the Field October 17, 2016 This month we celebrate the Lutheran Reformation. God restored so very much to His church of the Word\'s teachings that had been hidden for so long as the antichrist covered over the truth. We must also admit though that we Lutherans were slow to carry . . . read more

Like a Mighty Army…

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Written on: Monday, 3rd October 2016
From the Field October 3, 2016 Like a Mighty Army Moves the Church of God The Commander of the Armies of the Lord gave victory to Joshua and Israel at Jericho. It was by earthly military standards a bizarre strategy to gain victory; marching around the city(not assailing it), blowing on rams’ horns(not sending flights Read More . . . read more

From Victory…

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Written on: Friday, 23rd September 2016
From the Field September 22, 2016 From Victory unto Victory His Army Shall He Lead…This Day the Noise of Battle, The Next the Victor’s Song The Anglican clergyman, Michael Green, has written many books in his 89 years. Among the many are quite a number on evangelism one of which is “Evangelism in the Early Read More . . . read more

Websites for Outreach

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Written on: Thursday, 8th September 2016
From the Field September 8, 2016 We live in a modern world that our ancestors one hundred years ago could not have imagined. The modern means of transportation and communication we want to use for the sake of spreading the Word of God. With the airplane we can whisk off to any part of the Read More . . . read more

What is in a name?

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Written on: Monday, 22nd August 2016
What is in a name?‏ From the Field August 22, 2016 When you hear the name ‘Lutheran’ what do you think of? In the USA when that name is used likely people who read the news think of the large Lutheran church (ELCA) and how they tolerate homosexuality among other things. When I tell people Read More . . . read more

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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

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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Matthew Ude

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

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