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

Shoulder to Shoulder

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Post Date: January, 2014
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From the Field                               Nov. 27, 2013  Shoulder to Shoulder In our working with our overseas brothers there is always the temptation to carry out the old saying that he who pays the piper calls the tune. This kind of dominance is out of place for  us who are co-workers with God and with one Read More

Reaching the Unreached

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FROM THE FIELD                                                      July 22, 2013 Reaching the Unreached Infectious Christianity Michael Green wrote in “Evangelism in the Early Church”, “The enthusiasm to evangelize which marked the early Christians is one of the most remarkable Read More

The Lord Provides

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Post Date: January, 2014
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FROM THE FIELD                                                  October 3, 2013 The Lord Provides In our country there are a lot of things we take for granted. Our banking system is one of those. It is orderly and of a great benefit for us who are citizens. If one is not a US citizen, especially Read More

Solomonic Advice

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Post Date: January, 2014
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FROM THE FIELD                                                           September 19, 2013 SOLOMONIC ADVICE   “Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.” Prov. 6:6 In Nigeria we saw the African garbage man readily at work when crumbs were carried away by the Read More

Dust to Dust/ Children

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Post Date: January, 2014
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FROM THE FIELD                                                          March 27, 2013 You are receiving this initial  newsletter of my experiences and observations up close and personal from the mission field. If you do not wish to receive it, just let me know.  It don’t make me no Read More

Which Way?

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Post Date: January, 2014
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WHICH WAY…? From the Field   In the Lord’s parable of the seed falling along the road, on thin soil, among thorns and in good soil He reminds us of what the preaching of the Word may result. While I have been disappointed when contacts(and there have been many) did not develop into full-fledged fellowship, Read More Read More