Western Region Convention

The CLB Western Regional Convention was hosted by Our Redeemers LBC in Minot. Pastor Pete Pederson and the entire staff of OR served us (as usual!) so competently and good-heartedly. There is a warmth and energy of mission very evident in this congregation. Pastor...

Calvary, Bergenfield, NJ

I also had the privilege of stopping by to visit our congregation in Bergenfield, Calvary LBC. Enjoyed a good visit with Erling and Ellen Stedjan, and a tour around the community and church. (Looking forward to stopping by to connect with Calvary's new pastor, Daniel...

Messiah, Browns Mills, NJ

An impromptu trip early Sunday morning, June 25th, to preach at our Browns Mills congregation, Messiah LBC! Apologies for the lack of other pics on this quick trip! (Happy Anniversary Pastor Todd & Cheri Anderson!) Ok, I don't know why I feel the complusion to share...

Eastern Region Convention

Odd # years are convention years! 🙂 5 regional conventions and 1 youth convention. I LOVE seeing the Church in her various places, forms, gifts, passions, expressions. Tuscarora Inn & Conference Center is a blessing and gift in ministry partnership with the CLB!...

Calvary, Fullerton, CA

Not a CLB ministry trip per se, but so glad after officiating my nephew's wedding in So Cal, that we could make the Sunday morning worship service at Calvary CC in Fullerton. I was blessed to serve this congregation from 1991 to 2002. All of our five children were...

Golf with Nanuet Guys

While 'on leave' between the ministry stops, yep, I'll admit it -- somehow I found myself in another round of golf. But it was for a good cause -- helping to celebrate Pastor Andrew Foss' birthday with a couple of gem gents from our Nanuet congregation's leadership,...

Mt. Bethel, PA

It was great to see the additional ministry space in Mt Bethel's expansion project! They've also added a multi-functional chapel. A beautiful facility for a dynamic congregation! [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Gallery"][/siteorigin_widget]...

2016-17 Fiscal Year End Update

Dear CLB Partner in Ministry, We come to the end of our fiscal year this weekend, and I am both grateful and hopeful for the mission of the Gospel which God has entrusted to us. I am grateful that God has deposited in us a rich gift in our theology of grace and the...

Exponential Conference

This is the Exponential in Orlando, April 24-27th, a large resourcing conference focussed on church planting and congregational revitalization. About 20 CLB leaders joined together at this conference. It was a helpful, resourcing, connecting time. In 2018, a number of...