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Editor's note: this article should not be taken as this magazine's approval — tacit or otherwise — of the life and works of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest.
The Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest, in his after-war life, became a devout Christian. Many are familiar with the motto attributed to him, Read More
NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors.
The following is a report from Pastor Raju Bithrakoti, in his own words, about current activities in the Dang Province of Nepal. The report is lightly edited for clarity. This is a story of Bhoglal Read More

Building Churches

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When you saw the title of this article, what came to mind? You probably thought about sending money overseas to build church buildings. We all want a nice place to gather together to hear God’s Word and to praise and worship Him for all that He has done. Our churches in the United States meet in various places, such as rented conference rooms, Read More
NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors.
Pastor Kossi Blewu is forty-eight years old. He is married, has seven children, and—along with his wife—cares for four orphans. He serves as a pastor, Bible Institute teacher, and Read More
Emirates Airlines Flight 236 departed Chicago at 8:45 P.M. on July 9th for a fourteen-hour flight to Dubai. So began the 2018 Mission Helper Trip to East Africa. Preparations for the trip, however, began months before. Purchasing airline tickets, visiting medical facilities for necessary shots, and preparing lessons to present the Seven Read More
NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors.
These were the top questions posed by the students of Holy Cross Evangelical Lutheran School in Phoenix, Arizona, regarding the CLC’s mission work in Kenya. Whose face is on the Read More
NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors.
In April 2013, the CLC declared fellowship with the Iglesia Luterana Confesional Mexico (ILCM, Confessional Lutheran Church Mexico), led by Pastor Juan José Olvera, who is forty-three Read More
NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, those involved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors.
The little fella pictured on the right is your basic East African mosquito. He looks harmless enough, but he’s got a dirty little secret that he’s all too willing to share. He can’t Read More
NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors.
During a recent visit to our sister church body in Tanzania, I was able to assist in the training of men to be faithful preachers and teachers of God’s saving Word. It is always Read More
NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors.
“We have a problem. Twelve disciples we could handle, but seventy? How can we keep tabs on what they are doing? And then there is this thing going on in Samaria. Furthermore, we Read More