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Category: Missions

The congregation of Living Hope in the Appleton, Wisconsin, area has seen a lot of changes in the past few years. In 2014 the congregation applied for and began receiving full mission subsidy through the CLC Board of Missions. The members of Living Hope rented an office space in Kimberly to use as a worship facility. They called David Ude to be Read More

Nepal Earthquake Update

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April 25, 2015 will be a day that many of our brothers and sisters in Christ who live in Nepal will never forget. It was a day that brought much pain, suffering, and loss. That was the day, just over a year ago, when the first of two major earthquakes brought terrible death and destruction to this Himalayan nation. Hundreds of thousands were left Read More
NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors.
Dateline—July, 2015.  Pastor Thangavel is a member of the Berea Evangelical Lutheran Church (BELC), in southeastern India. He is also a grade Read More

Siddhi, Nepal

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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors.
During the last couple of weeks of January 2016, I had the privilege of traveling to Nepal on behalf of the CLC Board of Missions. Much was accomplished while I was Read More

A Loud Land

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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors.
A few years ago my wife Vanessa and I were in Zambia, traveling from Lusaka to Livingston. With us were Pastor Ibrahim, Pastor Yumba, and a student named Read More
The BELC has a two-year pastor training program at the Martin Luther Bible School. The BELC also conducts monthly training meetings in each district. Our missionaries travel to these meetings, as the schedule allows, and conduct training for the pastors. In addition, the BELC has begun a two-day leadership training seminar for Read More
At the end of last year (November and December, 2015), southern India was affected by rainfall totals that had not been seen there in more than a decade. The result was devastating flooding in the regions of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. The city of Chennai (which has a population of about five million people) was particularly hard hit. Over five Read More

Busia, Uganda

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In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors.
Before boarding the bus to Busia, you had better be sure for which Busia you are bound. Busia is a bustling border city split in half by the countries of Kenya and Uganda, and it is home to one of the first Read More

Open Doors

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Each month our CLC Board of Missions updates us with the latest news from various mission fields.
The Book of Acts records the rapid expansion of the early New Testament church. The Holy Spirit worked through the Word, using believers like Peter, John, Stephen, Philip, Barnabas, James, and Paul. Of these men, Paul Read More
During the past ten years I have made nine trips overseas to work with our brethren in India and Africa. In the course of those years, I have had people ask me why I feel the need to travel overseas, when there are people all around us in the United States who are lost and need to hear the Gospel. That is a good question, and worthy of a thoughtful Read More