Living under the Military

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From the Field June 1, 2014 When we first moved to Nigeria the military had taken over again and the crooked politicians were on the run with car trunks full of money. With the army coming out of their Dodan barracks yet again, there were expectations of things getting better. Well, it was an experience Read More . . . read more

Adaptability May 21, 2014

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From the Field Adaptability May 21, 2014 There is a proverb from one of the tribes in Nigeria about Eniki the bird, who says “I have learned how to fly without perching, since men have learned to shoot without missing.” Like Eniki we must be agile in our thinking and work in doing overseas work. Read More . . . read more

Boko Haram May 10, 2014

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From the Field May 10, 2014 It is all over the news about the dreadful kidnapping of school girls by the Boko Haram in Nigeria. My heart goes out to the parents of the girls. And then we hear about a bombing that kills several hundred. This is not really ‘new’ news when it comes Read More . . . read more
FROM THE FIELD May 5, 2014 Our Practice with Overseas Contacts and Churches More contacts in India and Myanmar. New contacts in Haiti and Mexico and who knows what other opportunities God will give the CLC. Below you have what we have been doing to handle these great challenges over the years. We have varied Read More . . . read more

Perspective March 21,2014

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FROM THE FIELD March 21, 2014 Perspective Our perspective is limited. Walking upon the earth we wonder what lies around the bend and beyond the next rise. Man coursing through the air by plane travel thinks as he looks down, ‘What a perspective on things I now have!’ But there is a curvature to the Read More . . . read more
From the Field March 8, 2014 In the USA there is so very much that is discarded. We are a wealthy nation and as individuals see this everyday in a multitude of ways. One way is to look at what is taken to the junkyard or put out for the trashman to haul away. While Read More . . . read more

Counseling With Our Co-Workers

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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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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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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