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With Grateful Hearts

We welcome and thank God for Samuel Anthony, born April 2nd. Samuel joins his family Danny and Mandy, Zeke (5), Theo (3) and Jonah (2). With grateful hearts we join the individuals and congregations of the Church of the Lutheran Brethren in praising God for the financial provision for Lutheran Brethren International Mission for this

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Glimpse Project 2.0

November 10-21, 2014 LBIM has provided the Glimpse Project to give individuals and congregations a glimpse into life and ministry in the countries and people groups where we serve. A team, that includes Dan, Micah and Troy, will travel to Chad to film the next installment. We hope to have the finished product in the

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Volunteer Medical Advisor Named for Chad

The Church of the Lutheran Brethren calls missionaries who serve in countries with limited access to medical care. LBIM is responsible and desires to care for the medical needs of our missionaries so as to maximize their effective service in challenging places. This is especially true in Chad, Africa. Dr. Noel Johnson has accepted the

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The Claiming of Ishinomaki

Jesus said in Matthew 28:19 to, “Go and make disciples of all the nations…” Carol and I were to Japan recently and have been honored to be a small part of a unique move of God that is moving through many individuals and ministries in Ishinomaki. Most notably, Dean and Linda Bengtson have found the

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Delicious Words

“These words are very delicious! When are you coming back? We want to hear more!” The man’s plea has been reverberating in my mind like a metronome that tirelessly beats on. I and five LB Church representatives were sitting on a mat, under a tree in the middle of a small Chadian village with this

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You? A Titus Couple for Chad!

Have you ever considered the value of the “Titus” personalities among us? 2 Corinthians 7:5-7 provides us with a glimpse of the importance of “Titus” types in our mission endeavors. Paul, the missionary, was tired and worn out. He spoke of being harassed at every turn by external conflicts and internal fears (verse 5). But

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