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Category: Missions

In the middle of so much earthly uncertainty, we can be certain of God’s love for us all. It was God’s love for sinners that led Him to send His only Son to pay for the sins of mankind. And it is that same sacrificial love that we look to for hope when so many things in this world seem to offer anything but hope. Our brothers and sisters in Read More
We are very familiar with how the global pandemic has affected the U.S. In addition to the threat of the virus itself, other challenges include job loss, school closures, cancellation of life events, and other disruptions. The most vulnerable people in developing countries are being impacted even more directly and severely. A majority of people in Read More

The Serampore Covenant

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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors.
William Carey (1761-1834) was a Baptist missionary in India, and is often called the father of modern missions. A working agreement that he and his co-laborers subscribed to is known as the Read More

India Update

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MISSION NEWSLETTER Every other month our CLC Board of Missions updates us with recent news from various mission fields.
Our fellow Christians in India have been on the minds of many, especially over the past year and a half. It was at the beginning of 2019 that Missionary Peter Evensen’s Indian visa was canceled, Read More
For the first time since January 2012, a CLC missionary was able to visit our fellow Christians in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Missionary Todd Ohlmann had been unsuccessful over the past few years in his attempts to obtain a visa to enter the DRC due to political unrest in the country. Finally, in September, Missionary Ohlmann was granted a Read More

Myanmar Children’s Assistance

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MISSION NEWSLETTER Every other month our CLC Board of Missions updates us with recent news from various mission fields.
Formerly the capital of Myanmar, Yangon is the most populous city in the country. In a nation of an estimated fifty-four million people, Yangon boasts a metro-area population of just over seven million. Read More
NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors.
“How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them?” (Romans Read More

MISSIONS: Possible

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DEVOTION – MISSIONS
We are often told that some things in this life are just impossible. “Can’t be done,” “Won’t work,” and “You’re not qualified,” are a few of the phrases we hear. The sad reality is that these phrases often prove true. There are plenty of situations and opportunities in our lives that Read More
NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors.
The CLC Mission Helper Program was established by a CLC Convention resolution in 1996. The program was designed to offer opportunities for individual members of CLC congregations to volunteer their Read More

A Trip to Knuckles

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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors.
My first full day in Nairobi, in May of this year, was supposed to be rather simple and uneventful. It started out that way. To change money, get malaria meds, and buy local sim cards for phone and Read More