To Skin a Cat

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FROM THE FIELD                                                             January 19,2014 THERE\'S MORE THAN ONE WAY TO SKIN A CAT   At the top of the list of our duties overseas with our sister synods is the assistance we give in training men as preachers. What comes Read More

Demon Possession

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FROM THE FIELD                                                                  June 3, 2013 DEMON POSSESSION We know that the evil angels did possess the bodies of people in Jesus\' day. The devil and his were trying to rival our Lord in His power. Of course in each case when our Read More

Worshiping the Creature

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FROM THE FIELD                                              WORSHIPING THE CREATURE RATHER THAN THE CREATOR   If there was ever a place where Paul\'s words apply - “exchanging the glory of the immortal God for images resembling mortal man or birds or animals or reptiles”- it is Read More

Bribe

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FROM THE FIELD                                                 July 3, 2013 The Bribe As you are traveling along a Nigerian traffic cop has you pull over, because you have violated a traffic rule of not stopping behind the white line. You will have to go to the police station and be fined. But a Read More

Mammon

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FROM THE FIELD                                            August 5, 2013 The great god Mammon   “Americans are rich.” This is undoubtedly in the back of a lot of peoples\' minds overeas. And we are rich, there is no question about it. You take the poorest people we have in the USA Read More

No Angel -Free Zone

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FROM THE FIELD                                                                 August 19, 2013 NO ANGEL FREE ZONE   One morning upon leaving the hotel in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo I got into a van with Pastor Muzakuza and several of his pastors Read More

Personally

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FROM THE FIELD                                                     September 6, 2013 Personally   When in the midst of the work it is not hard to feel like the Psalmist (55:6-7) “...O that I had wings like a dove! I would fly away and be at rest; yea, I would wander afar, I would Read More

Debacle

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  FROM THE FIELD                                                               November 13, 2014 Debacle Turned into Blessing On December 13, 2001 the BELC celebrated its 20th anniversary. But that celebration lost its luster when information came to the CLC that same month Read More

Overextending?!

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FROM THE FIELD                                              October 31, 2013   Overextending?!( Read Paul in  2 Cor. 10:14 RSV \" we are not overextending ourselves...\"     You would be hard pressed to find another Lutheran synod that has the outreach overseas based on per capita Read More

Counseling With Our Co-Workers

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Post Date: January, 2014
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From the Field                                  January 5, 2014 Counseling with our Co-Workers When the Scripture speaks, we listen. This above all we try to inculcate in our pastors that we assist in training and upgrading in our sister churches. It is never, ‘do it because I say so’ but let’s Read More