From the Field – Open Door Pt. 2 – May 23, 2017

OUR LORD GIVES US AN EXAMPLE OF THE OPEN DOOR As we approach the Pentecost celebration on June 4th, let us remember the ‘open door’ through which we proceed both locally and beyond. In Jn. 4:7-42 we have an exciting drama. A soul hung in the balance. It is an incident out of every day Read More

From the Field – the Open Door pt. 1 – May 8, 2017

Open Door (part 1) The Open Door “And when they arrived, they gathered the church together and declared all that God had done with them, and how He had opened a door of faith to the Gentiles.” Acts 14:27 ​ What is an open door for mission work or outreach? In Rev. 3:8 we learn Read More

Liberia – From the Field – April 24, 2017

The CLC is entering into fellowship with Grace Evangelistic Lutheran Church, Monrovia area of Liberia. Pastor Kwiwalazu in consultation with Pastor Hein has been going through the Bible’s teachings with other interested parties Pastor Kwiwalazu has reported to CLC Pastor Hein on the work in Liberia. “… As we celebrate this resurrection Sunday, I wish Read More

From the Field – Congregation Based Overseas Outreach – Ap. 3, 2017

In the CLC we generally look at overseas outreach as in the job description of the Mission Board. Budgets also are involved in this line of approach. There is other thinking on overseas outreach that has been practiced by Christian churches over the years. For instance instead of a mission board being in charge of Read More

From the Field – Outreach in Thailand on the Laos Border – March 22, 2017

Before you read excerpts of a report below ponder and pray on these things. •In Laos with a population of 6.9 million there are perhaps 150,000 Christians. The government is against Christianity and yet there is growth of the church there. The government is still Communist. •In Vietnam 1% of the people are Protestant and Read More

Kretzmann’s Workers Together with Him – Togo and Liberia – From the Field – March 8, 2017

What a delight to read and see of the graduation lead by Pastors Kossi and Ohlmann in Lome, Togo and know these graduates will also be workers together with God! And what a further delight to learn that the CLC Bd. of Doctrine has recommended to the CLC President that fellowship be recognized with Grace Read More

From the Field – Northern Nigeria Part 2 – Feb. 27, 2017

Working with our brethren in the Nigerian Church of the Lutheran Confession we attempted to have a mission in northern Nigeria. When we lived in Nigeria the NCLC sent a missionary up to the North. But it was not easy for him. He knew Hausa, which was the language of the dominant tribe. He had Read More

From the Field – Northern Nigeria – Feb. 14, 2017

From a recent ‘Spectator’ out of England by Douglas Murray “Every week, there are more massacres, but nobody seems to mind — not even their own government Another day in northern Nigeria, another Christian village reeling from an attack by the Muslim Fulani herdsmen who used to be their neighbours — and who are now Read More

From the Field – Outreach to Thailand and Vietnam and Beyond – January 29,2017

This is from Mark Bohde. … Please pray for me and the Lord’s work and the students in Asia. I will be leaving the USA on January 31 for Thailand and return on February 15. I am making this trip primarily for the Laotians who will attend, although Thai have asked if they can attend Read More

Outreach in ‘Saigon’/HCM City, Vietnam – From the Field – Jan. 14,2017

This comes from Mark Bohde who is doing independent work in Vietnam. “God blessed His Word abundantly in every place we taught. Ho Chi Minh City was no different. As you can see from the enclosed list, we had mostly pastors with a couple of women leaders. Almost all of them came from Dak Lak Read More