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 they know and use often their native . . . read more
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 Bible. The answers should be given with the Scripture . . . read more
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 him at . . . read more
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 Blind School in Yangon. There were . . . read more
Missionary Ohlmann and I had the pleasure of working with our brothers and sisters in the Kalay, Myanmar area with teaching, preaching and visits recently. What a joy to have brethren dwell together in unity.Ps. 133:1 Seminars - We held seminars in the new church building in Kalay from Feb. 22-24 with around 90 in attendance each day. Since . . . read more
We have to admit that we build on the shoulders of others as we do outreach. Even though the original Lutheran mission work in Liberia was not by us or the synods our people belonged to, we look at the examples of those who have gone before. We have much to learn. Following is a chronology and brief history of Pastor and Mrs. . . . read more
The CLC is in fellowship with Pastor Blanchard in France and David Weiss in Germany. Contact with others continues. Below you have excerpts from emails with David Weiss on his outreach efforts. 8/21 ! The people in Oldenburg are mostly very young people who wanna come to a more biblical and confessional . . . read more
This is the second part in excerpts of reports from Mark Bohde in his independent work in SE Asia. If you want the full reports with pictures you can contact him directly at comabo@consolidated.net \"After teaching in... my translator and I took the long bus ride to... The bus ride takes a while because we had to travel on a two lane . . . read more
. Prov. 25:25 Like cold water to a thirsty soul is Good News from a far country. What a way to begin the new year! Mark Bohde is doing independent mission work in SE Asia. In this emailing and the next one you have excerpts from his reports. ‚Äč \"... Normally, when I travel overseas it takes me about . . . read more
I had the pleasure of going to Liberia to help Pastor Hein who is our CLC missionary to Liberia. It was a busy two weeks. I referred to myself as a \'temp\' and in place of Missionary Ohlmann due to his cracked vertebrae. I left the USA on Nov. 7th and returned the 22nd. There was a mission trip by Pastors Hein and Joseph Kiwalazu to Lofa to . . . read more