A Familiar Foreigner

A Familiar Foreigner

On our first trip to RT Mart, my daughter asked me, “Why is everyone staring at us?” The only good answer I had was this: “Because we look strange.” With blonde hair and blue eyes, my children stick out like sore thumbs in the hustle and bustle of Hsinchu, Taiwan. We...
Famine Relief and the Gospel

Famine Relief and the Gospel

At a town in Chad I pulled off the main road and navigated the Toyota Land Cruiser in between mud houses and through narrow alleys with inches to spare. A Chadian Lutheran Brethren missionary colleague, directed me to a house where we picked up the village chief, and...
Can You Build a School for Us?

Can You Build a School for Us?

Terach (pictured above with his family), from our CLB Chadian Church, will be moving his family to serve as director of the new school. Can you build a school for us?” “Uh, no.” That’s pretty much how that phone conversation went. My family and I had left our village...
Called to Taiwan

Called to Taiwan

Dan Venberg: Ben and Sara Hosch, you have been called and commissioned to serve as LBIM missionaries in Taiwan. Jesus Christ promises to be with you in this. We as the Church of the Lutheran Brethren want you to know that we are also with you, and are blessed to have...