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20 YEAR VETERAN MISSIONARIES COME TO VISIT MISSION CENTRAL!

What a JOY and blessing to welcome Veteran Missionary Teachers Andrew and Noel Schaff to Mission Central on July 23rd, 2024! Yes, these dear folks came and were willing to make a WONDERFUL PRESENTATION on their work at Concordia Middle School in Taiwan. At this Lutheran School we have 2100 students and 90% or more of those students are Buddhist…

Preus family at Mission Central

On Tuesday afternoon, July 9th, Pastor David Preus, Regional Director for Eurasia, shared some of the exciting things that our Lord Jesus is doing on the mission fields in this part of the world!  Such wonderful stories and amazing pictures of people whose lives have been changed by hearing the Good News about Jesus!  The harvest is indeed plentiful, especially among…

COOKIE LADY AND HER HUSBAND ARRIVE AT MISSION CENTRAL!

God sends all kinds of people to help with HIS work at the Lord’s Mission Central. Yes, on a special Sunday, the Honorable Volunteer “Cookie Maker” from Orange City, Iowa, The Honorable Volunteer Missionary Debra VandenBerg and her dear husband Scott VandenBerg delivered hundreds of cookies for our volunteer cooks to use to feed the thousands of people that come…

Everyday is Always an Exciting Adventure at Mission Central!

You never know what the Lord has in store for you each day at Mission Central, but you know it is always going to be a blessing. What a joy it was to welcome Ken and Diana Armknecht on Tuesday morning, June 4, for an unexpected – but truly wonderful – visit as they were traveling home to Nebraska from…

FORMER MISSIONARY FROM KOREA MAKES SPECIAL TRIP TO THE LORD’S MISSION CENTRAL!

  On Monday the 3rd of June, the Honorable Missionary Rev. Dr. Hans Trinklein from Seward, Nebraska came for a special visit to Mission Central with his daughter, Abi, and what a JOY to see this family again.    Rev. Trinklein served many years in Seoul, Korea, where he taught at the University and Seminary there.  Hans served for a number…

SPECIAL VOLUNTEER STAFF HELPERS PROVIDE AMAZING GIFT!

  On June 1st, 2024, it will be 30 years that the Lord has allowed Mission Central to exist.  In that time frame of all those years the Lord gave us special friends to help us on our “CALLIING”!     Jesus sent Darwin and Sharon Hamann to be such special helpers in that time frame!  All these years they have…

AMAZING SCOLES FAMILY COMES TO VISIT MISSION CENTRAL!

What a special JOY and BLESSING to have the privilege and honor to welcome the dear Scoles Family to Mission Central on Monday evening May 27, 2024! Yes, it was Veterans Memorial Day and this special family came from such a long, long way! In the picture in our office with our Boss in the background, you will see from…

SPECIAL FAMILY FROM ASIA VISITS MISSION CENTRAL ON MAY 14TH, 2024!

What a special JOY and BLESSING to welcome this wonderful couple from Asia, as they have worked there in the remote part of Asia for 21 years!     Yes, this dear couple came and presented with amazing pictures and stories to tell of some real MIRACLES that the Lord is doing in that part of Asia.    Special people came…

MISSIONARY FAMILY FROM INDONESIA VISITS MISSION CENTRAL

It truly was a special Tuesday afternoon that the Lord had especially arranged at “just the right time.”  What an absolute JOY it was to welcome Pastor Paul Nelson and his family who are serving our Lord Jesus in Indonesia and southeast Asia, one of the darkest regions in the world where they desperately need to hear the Good News…

Maxine Thies called to her real home in Heaven

Maxine A. Thies 1937-2024   Maxine Ann Thies, the daughter of Ernest E. and Ethel A. (Nielsen) Nutt, was born on April 28, 1937, in Castana, Iowa. She grew up on a farm three miles south of Castana and received her education at Castana Consolidated School graduating with the class of 1955.  After high school, Maxine started a career at…

WHAT A HUGE GROUP OF “NOT NORMAL” PEOPLE THAT GOD SENT TO MISSION CENTRAL ON APRIL 9TH, 2024 FROM THE FAMOUS NORFOLK ZONE OF THE LWML!

WHAT A HUGE GROUP OF “NOT NORMAL” PEOPLE THAT GOD SENT TO MISSION CENTRAL ON APRIL 9TH, 2024 FROM THE FAMOUS NORFOLK ZONE OF THE LWML!   What a JOY and blessing to welcome a group of very, very special NOT NORMAL people to Mission Central on this special Tuesday!  These special missionaries came from Battle Creek, Tilden, Norfolk, and…

Rachel Krause and Erin Mackenzie come to Mission Central

This afternoon, March 16th, 2024, Rachel Krause and Erin Mackenzie shared how the Lord Jesus is working through them to share the Gospel in Germany and Latin America. Such wonderful stories and amazing pictures of people whose lives have been changed by hearing the Good News about Jesus! We had visitors from Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, and Wisconsin that…

VETERAN MISSIONARY FROM URUGUAY COMES FOR SPECIAL VISIT!

  It truly was a special afternoon that the Lord has especially arranged.  Old Missionary Gary was in the office and Mission Central for a meeting that the Lord had all arranged at “just the right time”.     What an absolute JOY to welcome the 10 year veteran missionary from the darkest country in all of South America, the country…

Visitors from the far-off lands of North Dakota come to Mission Central

What a wonderful surprise it was for us to welcome Karen Maassel, Michael Rachow, and Laurie Rachow as they were passing through on their way home to Fargo, North Dakota.  These are dear friends and members of the congregation where Pastor Schulz served before he came here to Mission Central.  We gave them the grand tour of our Office, the…

65 students and adults from Arlington, Nebraska come to Mission Central!

Today, we joyfully welcomed 65 students and adults from St. Paul Lutheran School in Arlington, Nebraska!  What a wonderful group of people they are, and they asked so many good and insightful questions as we toured our facilities here at Mission Central.  They were all sworn in as missionaries for the rest of their lives, and they all enjoyed special…

AN AMAZING MIRACLE DAY AT THE LORD’S MISSION CENTRAL ON FEBRUARY 6TH, 2024!

  On this special day the Lord Jesus sent us 5 missionary families to come for a full, full day of training and orientation at HIS Mission Central!  Yes, the Lord is still CALLING special people to HIS Mission Fields around the world.     These 5 families are the newest missionaries in the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod!  They are heading for…