We Celebrate the Resurrection

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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

National Lutheran Church of Myanmar and Zomi Lutheran Church

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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

India Pastoral Visitation Report

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From the Field Feb. 20, ’16 In the Berea Evangelical Lutheran Church there are new pastors and preachers that were accepted for study over two years ago. One of the privileges and blessings for me is to be able to visit the new men in their home and village. We do this to better know Read More Read More

Nigerian Church of the Lutheran Confession

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From the Field Feb. 13,’16 Statistics: 13 pastors, 3 in the Bible Institute, 16 congregations, 978 souls. When I first visited Nigeria in Jan. 1984, I thought I had seen and learned so very much. When I later lived there as a resident alien for eleven years(86-90, 98-05), I found out so much more and Read More Read More

A Taste of India Jan. ’16 From the Field

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A Taste of India – January 2016‏ From the Field I have the pleasure this month of working with the new CLC Missionary, Peter Evensen. In order to give you a taste of the work and joy I am reporting on several Sunday services at which both of us preached. Jan. 10 – We worshiped Read More Read More

Words fitly spoken are like apples of gold in a setting of silver. Prov. 25:11

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It is a New Year. Let’s have a healthy attitude in facing it. Two poets below give some direction and insight. This is of course reflecting Scripture. “But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, to show that the transcendent power belongs to God and not to us. We are afflicted in every way, but Read More Read More

Uganda – A Little History

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From the Field December 29, ’15 The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during WW II was Winston Churchill. He stated that if ever a country in Africa would succeed after independence due to a number of factors it would be Uganda. But then there was the coup with Idi Amin taking over, the cannibal Read More Read More

Merry Christmas From the Field

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Can there be a greater joy than knowing Him as the Redeemer sent from heaven to bring us to heaven? Can there be a greater hope than looking forward to being with Him face to face for all eternity? Can there be a greater comfort than knowing that He knows all we must face on Read More Read More

Thailand 2015

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From the Field Nov. 30, ’15 Thailand is a strongly Buddhist country with 93%, while Christians number perhaps 2%. We in the CLC rejoiced that in October of ’92 we found we would be able to do work in Thailand through Mark Bohde. •Previously an exploratory trip was made to Thailand and a report given Read More Read More

Liberia Update 2

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From the Field Nov. 17, ’15 On Oct. 16th you were sent the ‘Liberia Update’ and now part two. I was pleased to be able to help Pastor Hein and his member Alvin Jask in Monrovia, Liberia last week doing exploratory mission work. One thing we did was conduct a seminar from 9-4 for three Read More Read More