Posts with the tag “chad”
Szobody and Bourque Engaged...and Called to Chad
July 14th, 2023
In the past five months, we’ve both finished another semester of theological studies, both made long journeys to other countries to search out the future, both received and responded to a call to serv...
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...
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...
The Impact of Education and the Gospel
February 7th, 2023
On my weekly walk to the village market, I was surprised to hear a child’s greeting ring out in clear French: “Bonjour, Monsieur!” This is the greeting that our students use at the Gethsemane school w...
Our Chad Team is Growing
February 2nd, 2023
Our Chad Team filling the conference room at our Welcome Center! In the 1990s, LBIM missionaries in Africa had been primarily supporting the growing Chadian LB Church in the region. As this national C...
We Have an Amazing Church
November 22nd, 2022
Seminary students and professor in Chad, visiting one of the mission schools. I love the Church of the Lutheran Brethren. I have been attending Bethesda Lutheran Brethren Church in Eau Claire, Wiscons...
Genesis, Ruth, Jonah and John Translated into Bagirmi
October 4th, 2022
We are praising the Lord that the books of Genesis, Ruth, Jonah, and the Gospel of John are now translated into the Barma language and in print for the first time for the Bagirmi people of Chad. These...
Sacrifice for the Gospel
September 29th, 2022
Meet T (name removed online for privacy). She is the wife of A and mother of ten beautiful, hard-working children. T and A are our Chadian missionary partners in our village (See above photo). They ha...
Remembering the Kaardals
September 29th, 2022
Kaardal descendants meeting with CLB representatives at the grave of Jetmund and Sofie Kaardal. I can only imagine the emotions and thoughts that flowed through the minds of Jetmund and Sofie Kaardal ...