Dealing with the Tower of Babel

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Written on: Sunday, 24th April 2016
One of the things that makes India unique is that there are 23 constitutionally recognized official languages. Each state (almost) has its own language and each language has its own writing system (script). In addition, there are many tribal languages. The BELC works in the northern part of Tamil Nadu (a Tamil-speaking state) and the southern . . . read more

France and Germany Upcoming

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Written on: Thursday, 21st April 2016
From the Field April 20, ’16 The CLC Mission Board has approved my going to France and Germany some time after the June CLC Convention. My trips in 2013 and 2014 were assisted by my friend Pastor Horst Gutsche, who acted in the capacity of translator and tour guide. In addition to CLC members who Read More . . . read more
The Apostle Paul writes in 2 Corinthians 4:7 that we carry “in jars of clay” the treasure of the good news that Jesus has paid for all of our sins and the sins of the whole world, reconciled us to God, and earned us a home in heaven. This fact was sadly illustrated this past Friday at the BELC district chairmen’s meeting where I . . . read more

But we have this treasure in jars of clay – P. Moses

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Written on: Sunday, 17th April 2016
The Apostle Paul writes in 2 Corinthians 4:7 that we carry “in jars of clay” the treasure of the good news that Jesus has paid for all of our sins and the sins of the whole world, reconciled us to God, and earned us a home in heaven. This fact was sadly illustrated this past Friday at the BELC district chairmen’s meeting where I . . . read more

Missions Slogans and Notable Quotes from Missionaries 1

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Written on: Tuesday, 5th April 2016
From the Field April 5, ’16 Who was the first to use the phrase ‘Great Commission? Some historical evidence points at Justinian von Weltz(1621-1688). Nearly 200 years later, it was Hudson Taylor, missionary to China, who really popularized the use of the phrase to describe Matthew 28:19-20. While von Weltz has been called a Dutch Read . . . read more

We Celebrate the Resurrection

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Written on: Thursday, 24th March 2016
From the Field March 24, 2016 Tonight we celebrate the Lord’s giving communion, tomorrow we celebrate His sacrifice on Calvary, and on the third day we celebrate: Jesus’ Resurrection Unless we read over all four accounts carefully we can get confused as to what and when things happened in connection with our Lord rising again Read More . . . read more

To Bengaluru and Back

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Written on: Sunday, 20th March 2016
Bengaluru At the end of March I went to Bengaluru (Bangalore) for a two-day training with some 26 new pastors. Missionary Matthew Ude flew into Bengaluru the evening after the first day, returning from his furlough in the States, and taught the second day of the meeting. These pastors have been gathering in Bengaluru each month for several months . . . read more

National Lutheran Church of Myanmar and Zomi Lutheran Church

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Written on: Saturday, 12th March 2016
From the Field March 8, ’16 Burma – The presence of Christians in the kingdom of Malea (North Burma) in the ninth century is recorded along with other south Asia centers by Didacus de Couto. It should be remembered that Marco Polo discovered Nestorian Christians amongst the Shans when the Mongol armies entered Burma in Read More . . . read more

Extreme Culture Shock

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Written on: Friday, 26th February 2016
Culture Shock is something one can experience when visiting a foreign country. Often there are different expectations, different ways of communicating, different ways of doing things, different levels of comfort, and different levels cleanliness and hygiene. These differences can lead to feelings of unease, discomfort, even anxiety and . . . read more

Because a picture is worth a thousand words

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Written on: Thursday, 25th February 2016
I have setup a photo website which have most of the photos from my time in India. I will add captions to most, so be sure to point our mouse at the photo to see the caption. The photo site is found here: bit.ly/peterindia. . . . 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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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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Peter Evensen

Pastor Evensen currently serves as a missionary in Southern India.

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