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Category: Missions

Iganga, Uganda

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“Thank you, Pastor. That was very encouraging!” remarked Daniel, concentrating on each word lest his stutter once again get the best of him. The Word of God, unsurprisingly, shows itself to transcend culture, geography, time, and circumstance. The text for that morning was taken from Habakkuk and the sermon was one preached several times Read More

Marangu, Tanzania

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“Sanctify them by Your truth. Your word is truth. As You sent Me into the world, I also have sent them into the world’”  (John 17:17-18).  
It was Saturday. I was near the city of Marangu, Tanzania, at the eastern foot of beautiful Mount Kilimanjaro. I had conducted a seminar with the pastors and Read More
NOTES FROM THE FIELD (FIFTH IN A SERIES) In this series, those involved with CLC foreign missions profile one ASPECT of our overseas endeavors.

Down the Switchback Road

There arises a question, in working overseas, whether the missionary should drive himself or hire a driver. One concern is what kind of liability would be Read More
NOTES FROM THE FIELD (FOURTH IN A SERIES) In this series, those involved with CLC foreign missions profile one area of our overseas endeavors. (Note: because of the risk of persecution, the full names of individuals, as well as place names, have been left out of the following article.)

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Lusaka, Zambia

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NOTES FROM THE FIELD (THIRD IN A SERIES) In this series, those involved with CLC foreign missions profile one area of our overseas endeavors. Written by: Pastor Todd Ohlmann of Faith Lutheran Church in Manchester, Missouri, he serves as chairman of the CLC Board of Missions. Bakthavachalam, Moshi, Sri Kalahasti, Ibrahim, Bulawayo, Read More

Milimani, Kenya

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“Where is grandfather?” was the question I posed to one of his many grandchildren early on a Sunday morning. I wasn’t sure which one of the grandchildren I was asking, as there was a host of names which I couldn’t quite keep straight, but they all shared an unmistakable likeness to their family patriarch. Asking the question, I Read More

From the Field

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Missionary David Koenig gives behind the scenes looks at happenings in our overseas mission endeavors. The following report arrived under the date of October 2, 2014. Let us all be praying with the hymnwriter* of “Spread, Oh, Spread, Thou Mighty Word” (at the end of article) — Editor Grebenhain, Germany, Free Read More

FROM THE FIELD May 5, 2014

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Our Practice with Overseas Contacts and Churches

EDITOR’S NOTE: Missionary David Koenig, recently retired but still serving as needed, is drawing on his many years of working experience with our oversees brethren to write a series entitled FROM THE FIELD. Of particular interest is this Read More

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FROM the Sunday Church Bulletin of Messiah Lutheran Church, Hales Corners (Milwaukee), Wisconsin, January 26, 2014; CLC President Michael Eichstadt is pastor:

The following is from Pastor Jyothi Benjamin in India describing the escalating persecution of Christians in the areas of their Read More