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

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