From the Field – Epiphany – Jan. 6, 2019

Mark Bohde will be leaving for Thailand on Jan. 22nd and continuing to work in SE Asia until returning to the USA on March 15th. He has three new groups starting up in Thailand. You can contact him directly. Pray.Following are excerpts from the most recent  previous  Reports from Mark Bohde on SE Asia Outreach Read More

From the Field – Christ or Allah – Dec. 9, 2018

As we approach the celebration of the birth of our Savior, the Son of God, take note of the differences between Islam and Christianity. Pray for Muslims you know and even witness to them at this holy time of the year.  In John 3:16, which might be the best-known Bible passage, Jesus is called the Read More

From the Field – Seminar on Comparing the Bible with the Koran and Jesus with Allah – Nov. 26, 2018

Pastor Paul Tiefel and I had the pleasure of visiting ten CLC congregations this month and presenting the seminar that compared the Koran and the Bible and Jesus and Allah. Below you have passages from the Koran that you could ask Muslims about as to what they say. It is good to be the Socratic Read More

From the Field – Sept. 3, 2018 – Islam Seminar – SE Asia Outreach

Seminar We will be having a seminar from No.v 9-18 on Islam, learning about it and how to respond. This will be in the US cities of: Mankato, Eau Claire, Appleton, Marquette, Saginaw, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Milaukee, Madison. For any information you can contact Pastor Paul Tiefel, tiefels [at] hotmail [dot] com. Muslim Persecution in Read More

From the Field – Islam Seminar – August 7, 2018

I will have the opportunity in early November of sharing in the presentation of a comparison between Christianity and Islam in at least eight CLC congregations. We will be looking at what ‘love’ is in the Bible and how it is presented in the Koran. Throughout the presentation we will be encouraging our people to Read More

From the Field – SE Asia Outreach – July 7, 2018

Due to not wanting any information to get out and trickle back to authorities who might persecute those our friend works with names are deleted from these reports of the seven weeks of teaching in SE Asia recently concluded. You can contact me or our friend directly for the pictures and names. Here are summaries Read More

Hispanic Work in the USA? – From the Field – June 10,2018

The USA is a land of immigrants. Waves of people from other countries have come to live in our country. Long years ago there was a gathering of German immigrants into Lutheran churches. This went on for quite some time. Now we have various immigrant groups in the USA. They naturally gather around the people Read More

Entering into Fellowship Overseas – From the Field – May 10, 2018

The question arises, what if a pastor wants to join our church overseas, what should we do about that? Our practice is to have a meeting or colloquy with him. Several of our church body sit with him for a period of time and ask him questions as to what he believes according to the Read More

Southeast Asia – Kenya,Tanzania – China – From the Field – April 13, 2018

Our friend, Mark Bohde, will be doing his independent outreach from April 22-May 31. Meetings will be held with an increasing number in Southeast Asia. We need to be careful in not putting out too much information publicly as it could get around to governments that oppose the faith. You can get his reports from Read More

From the Field – March 23, 2018 – Visitation to the National Lutheran Church of Myanmar

A great time was had by all. This could be a commentary on the recent visitation to the National Lutheran Church of Myanmar by Missionary Ohlmann and myself. The church has one congregation and several preaching stations in the Yangon area. Seminar – As in previous years we held a three day seminar at the Read More