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Count It All Joy!

Written by Robert Sauers | December, 2019
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes in the Dispersion: Greetings. Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, […] Read More

Committee on Domestic Fields

Written by Robert Sauers | December, 2020
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MISSION NEWSLETTER Every other month our CLC Board of Missions updates us with recent news from various mission fields. The front page of the lutheranmissions.org website states well our primary goal on the Board of Missions. “We are here to speak the truth of the Gospel. We believe that it is our loving duty to […] Read More

Pursue Holiness

Written by Robert Sauers | September, 2018
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “Pursue peace with all people, and holiness, without which no one will see the Lord: looking carefully lest anyone fall short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up cause trouble, and by this many become defiled; lest there be any fornicator or profane person like […] Read More

Vernon Congregation Goes Self-Supporting

Written by Robert Sauers | April, 2018
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MISSION NEWSLETTER Every other month our CLC Board of Missions updates us with recent news from various mission fields. Over the years, the Lord has opened many doors for the CLC to support domestic mission congregations. Throughout our history, we have supported more than fifty congregations across the United States and Canada. Over half of […] Read More

Update on India

Written by Robert Sauers | August, 2019
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MISSION NEWSLETTER Every other month our CLC Board of Missions updates us with recent news from various mission fields. Persecution in India has been on the rise since 2014 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), rose to power. Over the last five years, India’s rank as […] Read More

Genuine Faith

Written by Robert Sauers | July, 2020
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“If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person’s religion is worthless. Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.” James 1:26-27 ESV Think back to […] Read More

True Contentment

Written by Robert Sauers | March, 2019
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” So we may boldly say: “The Lord is my helper; I will not fear. What can man do to me?”  (Hebrews 13:5-6) Have […] Read More

Contact in Bangladesh

Written by Robert Sauers | October, 2018
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MISSION NEWSLETTER Every other month our CLC Board of Missions updates us with recent news from various mission fields. The question is sometimes asked, “How did the CLC become involved with so many countries around the world?” The simple answer is that the Lord has graciously opened doors for us and uses our small church […] Read More

The Perfect Man

Written by Robert Sauers | January, 2021
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness. For we all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle his whole […] Read More

Serving our Ever-Expanding Overseas Mission Fields

Written by Robert Sauers | August, 2021
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MISSION NEWSLETTER Every other month our CLC Board of Missions updates us with recent news from various mission fields. We are continually overwhelmed by how our gracious God has blessed the CLC with an ever-expanding number of church bodies and contacts in our overseas fields. To meet these growing needs, we have increased the number […] Read More

Flooding in Nepal

Written by Robert Sauers | December, 2017
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MISSION NEWSLETTER Every other month our CLC Board of Missions updates us with recent news from various mission fields. This past August, South Asia was devastated by major flooding during the yearly monsoon season. While seasonal monsoon rains, a lifeline for farmers across South Asia, typically cause some loss of life and property every year […] Read More

Update on the Congregation Confessionnelle Lutheranienne Du Congo (CCLC)

Written by Robert Sauers | February, 2020
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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, […] Read More

Bethel Lutheran Church Morris, Minnesota

Written by Robert Sauers | November, 2018
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A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC SNAPSHOTS OF CONGREGATIONS FROM AROUND THE CHURCH OF THE LUTHERAN CONFESSION “‘Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; […] Read More

Obey Your Leaders?

Written by Robert Sauers | September, 2019
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you. ” (Hebrews 13:17 ESV) This verse has […] Read More

Latest From the BELC

Written by Robert Sauers | June, 2018
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MISSION NEWSLETTER Every other month our CLC Board of Missions updates us with recent news from various mission fields. The largest church body with which the CLC is in fellowship is Berea Evangelical Lutheran Church of India (BELC). The BELC currently has 716 ordained pastors serving 442 churches and 1,284 preaching stations. There are approximately […] Read More

God’s Discipline Demonstrates His Love for Us!

Written by Robert Sauers | June, 2018
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “Consider [Jesus] who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted. In your struggle against sin you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood. And have you forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons? ‘My son, do […] Read More

Detroit Area Congregation Reaches Out With Virtual VBS

Written by Robert Sauers | September, 2020
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MISSION NEWSLETTER Every other month our CLC Board of Missions updates us with recent news from various mission fields. Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in Madison Heights, Michigan has been on full mission status since 2005. Over the years, this congregation certainly has seen its ups and downs. Most recently, they endured a pastoral vacancy of […] Read More

Living with Others in Love

Written by Robert Sauers | September, 2021
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “Do not speak evil of one another, brethren. He who speaks evil of a brother and judges his brother, speaks evil of the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge. There is one Lawgiver, who […] Read More

Loving God by Loving Others

Written by Robert Sauers | December, 2018
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT Let brotherly love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. (Hebrews 13:1-2 ESV) Sometimes, at the end of the New Testament epistles, we get some parting words that can feel like a hodge-podge. It’s kind of like what you might say […] Read More

Tempted by God?

Written by Robert Sauers | March, 2020
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STUDIES IN THE NEW TESTAMENT “Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him. Let no one say when he is tempted, ‘I am being tempted by God,’ for God cannot be […] Read More