Lutheran Spokesman

"…the Scriptures cannot be broken." John 10:35

Subscribe
1 2 3 12

Category: Missions

The Word is Growing in the Himalayas!

Written by Raju Bithrakoti | January, 2022
Post Categories: Notes from the field
Post Tags:
In this series, those involved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. [Ed.: the following is a report about current activities in the Himalayan Church of the Lutheran Confession in Nepal (HCLCN). It is written, in his own words, by the indigenous pastor who is our main contact in Nepal. Names […] Read More
Every other month our CLC Board of Missions updates us with recent news from various mission fields. At this past year’s CLC Convention, the delegates recognized a need for a new approach to domestic missions. In order to encourage a new approach, the following resolutions were passed: (1) Resolved that the Board of Missions encourage […] Read More
In this series, those involved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. [Ed.: the following is an account from CLCI Chairman, Pastor Jyothi Benjamin, in his own words. The report is lightly edited for clarity.] After this year’s Easter celebrations, following the jubilant cries of victory over the sin and death […] Read More

Turning Goats into Sheep

Written by Peter Evensen | November, 2021
Post Categories: Notes from the field
Post Tags:
NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, those involved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. In my last Spokesman article (“Goats for God,” March 2021) I talked about how we have helped the Mission Évangélique Luthérienne de Confession du Togo (MELC) purchase land north of Lomé on which to raise […] Read More

Victory for a Kenyan Brother

Written by Michael Gurath | September, 2021
Post Categories: Missions,Notes from the field
Post Tags:
NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. It may go without saying that things don’t always go as planned when it comes to overseas mission work. The book of God’s wisdom reminds us that “The heart of man plans his way, but the […] Read More

Persecution of the Truth in India

Written by David Koenig | August, 2021
Post Categories: Missions,Notes from the field
Post Tags:
NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. 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” (Romans 1:23 RSV)—it is in India, with its over […] Read More

Serving our Ever-Expanding Overseas Mission Fields

Written by Robert Sauers | August, 2021
Post Categories: Missions,Newsletter
Post Tags:
MISSION NEWSLETTER Every other month our CLC Board of Missions updates us with recent news from various mission fields. We are continually overwhelmed by how our gracious God has blessed the CLC with an ever-expanding number of church bodies and contacts in our overseas fields. To meet these growing needs, we have increased the number […] Read More

A Promising Leader in Liberia

Written by John Hein | July, 2021
Post Categories: Notes from the field
Post Tags:
NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. It is truly astounding how the awe-inspiring Gospel message leads to heart-warming connections that were never foreseen. As an example, I’d like to introduce a faithful pastor whom I truly admire: Jethro Wallah. In November of […] Read More

Giving Beyond Their Ability

Written by David Reim | June, 2021
Post Categories: Notes from the field
Post Tags:
NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. [Editor’s note: Certain names of people and places in this article have been withheld because of the risk of persecution.] “Now brothers, we want you to know about the grace of God that was given in […] Read More

Challenges and Blessings in Myanmar

Written by Robert Sauers | June, 2021
Post Categories: Newsletter
Post Tags:
MISSION NEWSLETTER Every other month our CLC Board of Missions updates us with recent news from various mission fields. The CLC is in fellowship with two church bodies in Myanmar—the National Lutheran Church of Myanmar (NLCM) and the Church of the Lutheran Confession of Myanmar (CLCM). While the past year and a half has been […] Read More