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Author: Peter Evensen

Joint Asian Pastoral Conference Nellore, India

Written by Peter Evensen | April, 2018
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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. Paul wrote to the young pastor Timothy, “What you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men, who will be able to teach others also.” (2 Timothy 2:2 ESV) This […] Read More

Bringing the Little Children

Written by Peter Evensen | November, 2017
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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, those involved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 19:14, ESV) Teaching God’s Word to children has been an important part […] Read More

Building Churches

Written by Peter Evensen | April, 2019
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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 […] Read More

Goats for God

Written by Peter Evensen | March, 2021
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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. Up until the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem in A.D. 70, two goats were offered on the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur): one as a sin offering to God and one as the “scapegoat” to […] Read More

Luther’s Small Catechism: Essential to Foreign Missions

Written by Peter Evensen | October, 2020
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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. I have a confession to make. I never held Luther’s Small Catechism in high regard. That is, not until I began serving as a missionary overseas. Since working overseas to help train existing and new pastors, […] Read More

Ministry to India’s Lepers

Written by Peter Evensen | May, 2017
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NOTES FROM THE FIELD In this series, thoseinvolved with CLC foreign missions profile one aspect of our overseas endeavors. Several years ago on a Mission Helper trip to India, I was riding with Pastor Moses, one of the district chairmen, on the back of his motorcycle. We rode past a large billboard that read, “Leprosy […] Read More

Turning Goats into Sheep

Written by Peter Evensen | November, 2021
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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