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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…

Matt Martin visits Mission Central

What a blessing to welcome Matt Martin, vicar at Remsen, Iowa and his special friend, Daniel, who is doing post-graduate work at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis.  Daniel comes from the country of Ghana in West Africa, and Matt brought him to visit Mission Central while Daniel was visiting here in Iowa.  It was a JOY to hear them both…

AMAZING SENDING AND REPORT BY OUR DEAR SHARP FAMILY FROM SOUTH AMERICA!

It was one of those special days here at Mission Central!  Yes, on December 30th, 2023 on that Saturday we had the privilege and honor of welcoming our dear missionary family, Rev. James Sharp and his entire family to Mission Central.  It was an excellent report given by Rev. Sharp and his wife Angie and their 4 children!  They reported…

About Mission Central’s Thanksgiving Mailing

(A note from Mark Hofman) As almost everyone knows, Mission Central sends only one appeal letter each year. Made possible by dozens of volunteers and even a donation of the postage, this letter of joy and possibility is eagerly anticipated by all those who want to tell others about Jesus through a personal or group gift. This year, however, just…

MIRACLES KEEP RIGHT ON HAPPENING, AND GOD SENDS HIS HELPER!

It was one of the MOST BUSY DAYS OF THE YEAR being December 23rd, 2023 here at the Lord’s Mission Central! HUGE amounts of gifts of love come at the end of the year.     We had a major problem, and the steps to the entrance to the Lord’s Office Building were actually “rotted away”…and what are we going to…

SPECIAL MISSIONARY FRIENDS COME TO VISIT THE LORD’S MISSION CENTRAL!

  Yes, it was one of those very, very special days on December 16th, 2023 here at Mission Central.  So much “history” was reviewed with the arrival of some very, very dear old “aviation friends”!!!  Pictured in these 3 pictures are a part of the history of this MIRACLE PLACE.  In the picture with the aircraft, you see on the…

AMAZING MEDICAL DOCTOR AND HIS WIFE COME TO VISIT MISSION CENTRAL!

  It was another one of those “SPECIAL DAYS” that the Lord provides here at the Lord’s Mission Central!  On Saturday the 16th of December the Honorable Missionaries, Dr. Joseph Dumba and his wife Sabina came to see what God can do with a place in the middle of nowhere in the hills of Western Iowa!   Dr. Dumba and his…

MISSIONARY FROM ETHOPIA BRINGS HIS MOM TO VISIT MISSION CENTRAL!

  What a special day on Saturday the 2nd of December 2023, when our dear Missionary Rev. Eric Stinnett brought his dear mom to visit and see MIRACLE MISSION CENTRAL.    Yes, Rev. Stinnett is our only Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod Missionary working at our Seminary in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in East Africa.  Yes, what a JOY and BLESSING to have these…

Many come to hear Carol Halter at Mission Central

What a glorious day we had here at Mission Central on Saturday, November 18th. We hosted so many friends — old and new — from TEN different congregations in Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas. Best of all, we rejoiced to hear about all the exciting work that our Lord Jesus is doing through His servant, Carol Halter, among the Chinese-speaking people…

Missionaries Tammy Martin and Karen Anders visit Mission Central

What a blessing to welcome special missionaries Tammy Martin and Karen Anders here to Mission Central. Tammy’s husband, Matt, is serving as a vicar in Remsen, Iowa and Karen is a special friend from Collinsville, IL. It was a JOY to provide them with a tour of our buildings and museums, and we were also able to pray with them…

Students from Trinity Lutheran in Boone, Iowa visit Mission Central

Today, we eagerly welcomed the 7th and 8th Grade students from Trinity Lutheran School in Boone, Iowa! What a wonderful group of people they are! We started with a special prayer in our little wayside prayer chapel where they were all sworn in as missionaries the rest of their lives! Then they enjoyed special presentations in the Creation Theater and…

SPECIAL LONG TIME FAMILY MEMBERS COME FROM ARIZONA!

What a JOY to welcome Rev. Kevin and Tawn Bueltmann to spend time at the Lord’s Mission Central.  They wanted to come for a tour of this Miracle place.  They came on October 31st, 2023 and Rev. Schulz and Old Missionary Gary provided a special tour for these dear friends. Our friendship with these folks is special because Tawn is…

SPECIAL MISSIONARY FROM LEIPZIG, GERMANY!

Saturday the 21st of October was a special day here at the Lord’s Mission Central.  On that Saturday we welcomed all the way from Leipzig, Germany the Honorable Missionary Kim Bueltmann. Kim is one of our most effective missionaries in all of Eurasia, because God gave her the ability to speak the Farsi Language of the Muslim people of the middle…

AMAZING STUDENTS COME FROM ST. LOUIS SEMINARY TO SPEND FOR TWO DAYS OF TRAINING!

  It truly was one of those MIRACLE HAPPENINGS again at the Lord’s Mission Central on October 15th and 16th, 2023! Yes, the Lord sent Students from the St. Louis Seminary, being pastoral students and deaconess students! They came for some special training for two days. What a blessing that we had some excellent training materials from the Honorable Missionary…

AMAZING COUPLE FROM SCHUYLER, NEBRASKA BRING SPECIAL GIFTS FOR OUR MISSIONARIES!

What a JOY and blessing to welcome missionaries, Ron and Dawn Cech from Schuyler, Nebraska to Mission Central on October 9th, 2023!  They came to bring some very nice banners that were used by their rural church that was closing near Schuyler, Nebraska.  These banners can be used by our missionaries around the world, and what a blessing! This dear…