Posts with the category “news”

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Sean McDowell Presenting at 2024 Convention
January 26th, 2024
The CLB Biennial Convention is excited to have Dr. Sean McDowell with us on Saturday, June 8 during our Day of Equipping.Date: June 8, 2024 (Saturday)Track: Youth Ministry (for youth leaders, parents,...  Read More
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Don Raun Passes Away
January 9th, 2024
LBIM missionary, Donald Raun, passed into the presence of his Lord and Savior on Monday, November 20, 2023. Don and his wife Orpha faithfully served as LBIM missionaries in Chad between the years of 1...  Read More
by Kayla Doering
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Jeanive Solheim Turns 100
January 9th, 2024
Jeanive Solheim celebrated her 100th birthday on December 9, 2023, at the Platte Care Center in Platte, South Dakota....  Read More
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Kuans Commissioned
January 9th, 2024
On Sunday, December 17, 2023, David and Janice Kuan-Chang were commissioned by the Lutheran Brethren Church of Taiwan as missionaries to Chad....  Read More
by Kayla Doering
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Registration is open for Rooted
January 9th, 2024
Registration is open for Rooted, a young adult gap-year program that starts in September. ...  Read More
by Kayla Doering
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Fredric Freese Passed Away
November 27th, 2023
Pastor Fredric “Rick” Freese, Sr., 81, of Palatka, FL, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, September 29, 2023 at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center in Palatka. Born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, R...  Read More
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Rev. Dale Hexum Installed
November 27th, 2023
On August 27, 2023, Pastor Dale Hexum was installed as lead pastor of Good Shepherd Lutheran Brethren Church. CLB President Paul Larson officiated the service.Pictured L to R: Elder Kurt Frustol, Past...  Read More
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Hovet Ordained as Elder
November 27th, 2023
On October 8, 2023, Mr. Myron Hovet was ordained as an elder at Living Faith Church in Watford City, ND.Elders pictured L to R: Pastor Roger Olson, Myron Hovet, Seth Vander Ley, Justin Smith.......  Read More
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Glimpse Project: Asia Coming in 2024
November 27th, 2023
A new Glimpse Project has just been recorded and is scheduled to be edited and distributed in spring 2024. Micah and Cari Nordtvedt traveled to Taiwan and Japan to visit and interview LBIM missionarie...  Read More
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LBIM Global Retreat 2023
November 27th, 2023
The 2023 LBIM global retreat is underway! Our missionaries from Chad, Japan, and Taiwan have gathered together at one venue in Chiangmai, Thailand, for a week of fellowship, worship, prayer, rest, ren...  Read More
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Dan and Claire Move to Ministry Location
October 27th, 2023
Dan and Claire made the move from our Welcome Center in Ndjamena to their new ministry site, a rural village about a 7 hour trip to the southeast. There they will join our team among the Fulbe people,...  Read More
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Tim Mathiesen Steps In As Director of Communications
October 18th, 2023
I am pleased to announce that Tim Mathiesen has accepted the call to step into the role of Director of Communications & Prayer for the Church of the Lutheran Brethren (CLB).Tim is married to Jenny, an...  Read More
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Sending $11,000 for Flood Repairs in Japan
September 28th, 2023
Missionary Dean Bengtson and Pastor Wakamatsu, JLBC President, in the repaired sanctuary. Heavy rains over the summer caused flooding in the region of Akita, Japan. This resulted in damage in both the...  Read More
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MacArthur Passes Away
September 16th, 2023
Pastor Skip (Maynard) MacArthur went home to his Lord and Saviour, in the early morning hours of May 29, 2023, after a long hard battle with cancer. He had spent the last three and a half months under...  Read More
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Victory Church's Mortgage Burning
September 15th, 2023
On June 4, 2023, Victory Lutheran Church, Jamestown, ND, burned the mortgage on their new building. They are grateful to have been able to pay off this debt in six years.......  Read More
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Dr. Tysdal Installed as Seminary President
September 13th, 2023
Pictured: Rev. Paul Larson (L) and Dr. Troy Tysdal (R). On Monday, August 27, 2023 Dr. Troy Tysdal was installed as President of Lutheran Brethren Seminary during the Opening Service. CLB President Pa...  Read More
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New Steeple for Living Faith
September 12th, 2023
Living Faith Lutheran Brethren Church (Cape Coral, FL) experienced significant damage during Hurricane Ian in September 2022. A repaired and re-engineered steeple was installed in August, 2023. Pastor...  Read More
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Narvesen Ordained as Elder
September 11th, 2023
On Sunday, April 2nd, 2023 Mr. Pete Narvesen (center) was ordained as an elder at Living Faith Church in Cape Coral, FL.......  Read More
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Frasers Arrive in Japan
August 23rd, 2023
Paul and Alexa Fraser, and their boys, Arthur and Oswald, have arrived in Sendai, Japan. They were met by LBIM veterans, Dean and Linda Bengtson, and by JLBC (Japan Lutheran Brethren Church)  presiden...  Read More
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Tysdal to Serve as New LBS President
July 14th, 2023
In May 2023, the Board of Lutheran Brethren Seminary (LBS) concluded its search for a new seminary president. As Chairman of the Board of LBS, I am very pleased to announce that Rev. Troy Tysdal will ...  Read More
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Pangman Called as New Director of NAM
July 14th, 2023
Rev. Brandon and Jennifer Pangman with their children. On March 31, 2023, the Church of the Lutheran Brethren’s Council of Directors voted to approve President Paul Larson’s recommendation to call Rev...  Read More
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Viksnes Called to Lead Rooted
July 14th, 2023
The Church of the Lutheran Brethren is a Disciple-Making Church (DMC). A key focus of this mission advancement initiative is the vision to unleash new leaders—to call, empower, and support young men a...  Read More
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A Global Gathering - LBIM
July 14th, 2023
Lutheran Brethren International Mission (LBIM) missionaries serve around the world in contexts that differ greatly from their home cultures. They navigate life in a different language, often in an are...  Read More
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Youth Worker Opportunities - Webinars & Cohorts
June 14th, 2023
Below are two opportunities for Youth Workers as you learn and grow. The CLBA is partnering with Youth Ministry Consultants again as they host a number of monthly one-hour long webinars on a variety o...  Read More
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Rev. Pangman Installation as Director of NAM
June 13th, 2023
Rev. Brandon Pangman was installed as Director of North American Mission on June 9, 2023, following the evening worship service at the Central Region Convention. Please keep Brandon and his family in ...  Read More
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Frasers Commissioned as Missionaries to Japan
June 13th, 2023
On Sunday, June 11, 2023, at Rock of Ages Church (Seattle, WA), Paul & Alexa Fraser were commissioned as missionaries to Japan. Please pray for the Frasers as they prepare to leave for Japan and for R...  Read More
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Mother's Day Event Builds New Relationships in Taiwan
May 24th, 2023
The following is an exciting update, originally posted by Ben and Sara Hosch, that we are sharing in this group with their permission:Hello Friends and Supporters! We want to thank all of you for your...  Read More
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Announcing the Next President of LBS
May 19th, 2023
Concluding the presidential search, the Board of Lutheran Brethren Seminary is pleased to announce Rev. Troy Tysdal will be the next President of LBS, effective August 1, 2023. Troy has served as the ...  Read More
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Perform or Provide
May 11th, 2023
My name is Brian S. Kiefat. I am one of your Lutheran Brethren pastors who has answered the call to provide pastoral care to the armed forces. I am currently serving as a military Chaplain. As an Army...  Read More
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Seminary Class of 2023
May 10th, 2023
Let's hear from each of our Lutheran Brethren Seminary 2023 graduates. MARCUS GOODMAN, Master of Theological StudiesWhen I first felt confirmed in a call to attend Lutheran Brethren Seminary, I though...  Read More
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Why Are We Here?
May 8th, 2023
If someone were to hear the name of your church, would they know about you or would they know you? Better yet, would they know Jesus as Savior King? We should reflect on these questions because over t...  Read More
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A Faithful Heritage and Renewed Hope for Our Japan Mission
May 7th, 2023
Paul Fraser leading during a bilingual service at Rock of Ages, Seattle, WA. Lutheran Brethren International Mission (LBIM) has a long history in Japan. In 1948, Morris Werdal, son of Marius and Marie...  Read More
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Bourque Called to Chad
May 4th, 2023
On April 6, 2023, Ellie Bourque (pictured) accepted a call to serve as LBIM’s newest missionary to Chad. Ellie has spent the last two years at LBS, obtaining a Certificate of Theological Study in Miss...  Read More
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Grace Celebrates 50 Years
May 3rd, 2023
Grace Lutheran Brethren Church in Bismarck, North Dakota, is celebrating 50 years as a church. Grace was started in December, 1972. Although Grace LBC has changed throughout the years, God has remaine...  Read More
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ORANGE Conference '24
May 2nd, 2023
The Orange Conference describes itself as "a conference for your entire family ministry team." The website states: Join thousands of family ministry leaders in Atlanta for a unique 3-day experience wh...  Read More
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McIvor Installed as Pastor
May 2nd, 2023
Left to Right: Elder Tom McIvor, Hannah McIvor, Abby McIvor, Rev. Vern Baardson, Alyssa McIvor, Rev. Dirk McIvor, Elder Bob Bestian and Elder Emeritus Gary Koslowsky (partially hidden), and Rev. Larry...  Read More
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Dr. Dave Veum's Last Seminary Chapel as President
April 27th, 2023
Today, Dr. Dave Veum preached his last seminary chapel sermon in his role as president of Lutheran Brethren Seminary. Thank you, Dr. Veum, for your many years of faithful service to our seminary and t...  Read More
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200th Living Waters Well
April 26th, 2023
This pictured well, in a Chadian community village, marks the 200th well installed in Chad through LBIM's Living Waters ministry!It all started 14 years ago...In 2009, a friend and member of one of ou...  Read More
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Japan Update - Paul & Alexa Fraser
April 14th, 2023
We are very excited to announce Paul & Alexa Fraser as our next missionaries to Japan. Over the last year, conversations with Dan Venberg, Director of International Mission, about a renewed partnershi...  Read More
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A Darkness To Be Felt
April 6th, 2023
"a darkness to be felt" Dear Church,On this Wednesday of Holy Week, my eyes stopped in my morning reading in the Old Testament: "a darkness to be felt". The line pitted inside me like a dread of impen...  Read More
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