Happy Easter from the field – 2019

Jesus’ Resurrection Unless we read over all four accounts carefully we can get confused as to what and when things happened in connection with our Lord rising again and the events of Easter morning.                How many women went to the tomb? a) Mt. says Mary Magdalene and the other Mary 28:l. b) Mk. says Mary M., Mary the mother Read More

From the Field – March 17, 2019 – Southeast Asia – Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

​Southeast AsiaWhen we look at where Mark Bohde is working we see a dire need of the Word of Life. He was gone for two months returning yesterday. You can contact him for his reports on the work of reaching out atcomabo [at] consolidated [dot] net  Here is cause to celebrate on St. Patrick’s day. Read More

From the Field – Church of the Lutheran Confession of India – Feb. 17, 2018

Our  India missionary’s visa was revoked. The RSS and other Hindu organizations promote India only for the Hindus(Hindutva). We still see how the work will go forward. In the CLCI we take a brief look at two efforts – Bible Correspondence Course, and Gospel Meetings. Update on CLCI Bible Correspondence Course ’04 “This year 25 individuals Read More

From the Field – Berea Evangelical Lutheran Church – Feb. 11, 2019

In the ‘Fact Sheets’ on foreign missions handed out at the 2018 CLC Convention the BELC(India) had 716 pastors serving 442 congregations and 1284 preaching stations. We regret that our missionary’s visa was revoked recently. The Lord is still in charge. The work for the Lord goes on.  In looking back at our brethren in Read More

From the Field – Outreach from China – Feb. 4, 2019

Update on ‘Back to Jerusalem’ movementToday there exists an organization of Christians to help the Chinese Christians to evangelize. It is not just to go back to Jerusalem, but to move from the East westward through the areas dominated especially by Muslim, Buddhist and Hindu countries. From their website here is a quote. “Many mistake the Read More

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