“I planted the seed, Apollos watered it, but God has been making it grow.” (1 Cor. 3:6)
To me, everything was business as usual. Nothing stood out as extraordinary. It was just another meeting.
Two weeks ago, the leaders of the Lutheran Church of Central Africa-Malawi Synod (LCCA-MS) met with the leaders of the WELS mission in Malawi. Five Malawians represented the local synod. Three missionaries represented WELS. We gathered at a rustic little lodge on the southern shores of Lake Malawi in a region called Mangochi.
The scenery was stunning, but the meeting felt routine to me. In the past 10 or 12 years, I have participated in dozens and dozens of such meetings. So when we gathered in Mangochi, I didn’t think much of it. It took the fresh perspective of a newly-arrived missionary to recognize what was extraordinary.Continue reading “God’s Business – As Ususal”
“Paul and his companions traveled throughout the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been kept by the Holy Spirit from preaching the word in the province of Asia.” (Acts 16:6) For 50 years the Spirit has kept WELS from entering Mozambique. We believe and pray that God is now calling us to this ripe mission field. Listen to our story…
Another book is being written, and I can guarantee a good read. It includes the Rob and Rebecca Wendland family, and so many more.
Maybe you already read the first book that Rebecca authored. She compiled a selection of emails that she and Rob had written to their family and friends over the years while in Malawi, Africa; it was those very writings that became the basis for her book, “Bloom Where God Plants You.”Continue reading “Another Place to Bloom”