Persecution Hindu Style (BELC)- From the Field – Nov. 6, 2017

Voice of the Martyrs” is a publication begun by Pastor Wurmbrand after he was released from communist imprisonment. In the September 2017 issue they had information on persecution of Christians in India. Hindutva is a term that the Hindu radicals use basically for ‘India for the Hindus’. Prime Minister Modi took office May 26, 2014 Read More

As We Celebrate the Reformation – From the Field – Oct. 31, 2017

From the Institute for Creation Research Luther and Biblical Creation, 500 Years Later by James J. S. Johnson, J.D., Th.D. * Evidence for Creation Five hundred years ago in Wittenberg, Germany, an unusual scholar changed the course of human history using pen and hammer. Dr. Martin Luther protested unbiblical teachings and practices—especially the sale of Read More

Outreach and Brokenness – From the Field – Sept. 26, 2017

MISSIONS IS OUTREACH Out of the Heart of God – We all know the passages in the end of the four Gospels that deal with our reaching out. There are several other passages that remind us that outreach is in and from the heart of God Himself. I Tim:2:4 “…who desires all men to be Read More

500th Anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation – Oct. 19, 2017 – From the Field

Reformation celebration Each year we celebrate God’s work through the Lutheran Reformation. The day we have picked for this is October 31st. It was on that date in 1517 that Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses for debate on the castle church door. Sometimes we can lose sight of the fact that God used many Read More

SE Asia – From the Field – September 12, 2017

If we look back two years on restarted work in SE Asia by Bohde, who had been the CLC missionary in Thailand for some years, we see the progress. Starting Nov. 6, ’15 studies were held with several Hmong from Thailand. Laos Hmong were not able to come across the border. Although Mark Bohde is Read More

From the Field – Persecution, Muslim Style – August 30, 2017

from “Journey” Blue Ridge Edition p. 23, August 2017 ‘Illegal Lunch’ “…Muslims observe a fast called “Ramadan.” During this fast, you cannot eat food or drink water from sun up to sun down. If you happened to live in a Muslim dominated part of the world, like Zanzibar in Tanzania, it would be illegal to Read More

Gain, Win, Save – From the Field – August 16, 2017

Gain, Win, Save Sometimes we have heard it said, “Just preach the Gospel.” Of course that is THE way that one is saved, by hearing the message of forgiveness. It should not be overlooked though how Paul did everything in his power to reach out with the Good News. And his goal was specifically to Read More

From the Field – Mission Helpers – July 27, 2017

Peter wrote that we are a chosen race, royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s own people, that we may declare the wonderful deeds of Him who called us out of darkness into His marvelous light. 1 Pet. 2:9 This universal priesthood of all believers was one of those many Bible teachings that God restored to Read More

From the Field – German and English Exploratory Outreach – Manitoba – July 14, ’17

The CLC has services in Canada in British Columbia and Alberta. Pastor E. Starkey and D. Maas have made trips to Manitoba in the past. Most recently Pastor T. Daub has gone across the border to do exploratory work in both English and German. Here is his most recent (June) report of the basic leg Read More

From the Field – Nicaragua Opportunity? – June 28, 2017

A man from Nicaragua was working on a diary farm and came in contact with one of our CLC members from Trinity Lutheran Church in Watertown, South Dakota. This led to the man visiting our church with regularity to hear the Word. He has also come to know others of our people in the congregation. Read More