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ST. PAUL LUTHERAN FROM SIOUX CITY COME TO VISIT

It was a bit cloudy and cold, and for certain normal people would not like to come out to the hills of Western Iowa for a tour and program to an old set of farm buildings.  However, the people from St. Paul Lutheran Church under the direction of The Honorable Missionary Pastor Kenny Hsu, came to spend the time on…

GOD PUTS SPECIAL PEOPLE IN OUR PATH AT HIS MISSION CENTRAL!

Sometimes the evil one can get ahold of a person, and we feel depressed and down in the dumps.  The evil one wants to “discourage” us Christians, in this dark old world we now live in! But, what a JOY to realize that our Lord Jesus “PUTS SPECIAL PEOPLE IN OUR LIVES TO KEEP US GOING”.  And, we have to…

NOT NORMAL COUPLE COME FROM DES MOINES, IOWA

Some folks ask us “how can you keep on going and going day after day”?  Well the answer to that is really, really simple.  It’s because God calls special NOT NORMAL people to come to this MIRACLE PLACE….at “just the right time” It was such an encouragement to welcome missionaries John and Judy Matthies to Mission Central on March 20th,…

A NOT NORMAL VOLUNTEER DRIVER IS A GIFT FROM GOD!

Many people marvel at the amount of work that gets done here by our Boss, whose picture is right above the desk of Old Missionary Gary!  Yes, God CALLS special people to help with the work here, and what a MIRACLE that the Lord has called over a hundred Volunteer missionaries to help with the work for Jesus! Pictured here…

WONDERFUL JANSSEN FAMILY COMES TO VISIT MISSION CENTRAL!!

When a dad comes to visit Mission Central with four of his children, a person just has to realize this family is TRULY NOT NORMAL! On the 13th of March, the Honorable Missionary Mike Janssen from Carroll, Iowa brought 4 of his 11 children to Mission Central to see the grizzly bear, and the other 29 animals in the Lord’s…

AMAZING SURPRISE GIFT OF LOVE FROM THE LWML!

We get to see real MIRACLES here at the Lord’s Mission Central.  What a real JOY to see how the Lord provides at “Just the Right Time”. On February 21st, 2021 a REAL MIRACLE took place at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Osmond, Nebraska.  On Sunday morning old Missionary Gary had the honor and privilege of speaking at the church in…

224 NEW MISSIONARIES COMMISSIONED!

We need more missionaries to tell people about Jesus!  Several days ago, Old Missionary Gary had the most amazing blessing of being “in person” with 224 students at Christ Lutheran School at Norfolk, Nebraska!  The entire school came to the sanctuary of Christ Lutheran Church in Norfolk, where they were able to be dressed in clothing from around the world!…

HISPANIC VISITORS COME TO MISSION CENTRAL!

On Tuesday the 2nd of February we were able to welcome Rev. Henry Witte from the Siouxland Hispanic Ministry from South Sioux City, Nebraska along with his special friend, Rolando. Rolando is from Peru and came to the United States 18 years ago.  He was confirmed at Hope Lutheran Church in South Sioux City, Nebraska.  Rolando’s good friend and mentor…

NOT NORMAL CONFIRMATION CLASS FROM SCHALLER, IOWA ARRIVES AT MISSION CENTRAL!

The amazing and truly NOT NORMAL Pastor David Lyons, Senior Pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church at Schaller, Iowa brought his confirmation class to “EXPERIENCE” what it was like to travel to the Lord’s Mission Central! This major Mission Trip was designed to help the students better understand the First Article of the Apostle’s Creed…”I BELIEVE IN GOD THE FATHER…

GEORGE & KAREN JANSSEN BRING GRANDSON!!

In this journey we call life, we have found that some of the BEST missionaries can be grandparents!  Grandchildren love their grandpa and grandma, and listen carefully to what they say and do! This past week we had the blessing of seeing this in action here at Mission Central.  George and Karen Janssen from Denison, Iowa had their grandson Abraham…

SPECIAL HISPANIC FAMILY FROM SCHLESWIG, IOWA VISITS!

SPECIAL HISPANIC FAMILY FROM SCHLESWIG, IOWA VISITS! What a JOY and blessing to welcome a very, very special family that came for a tour on Sunday evening on the 27th of December! This family lives south of Schleswig, Iowa, and the family came to the United States from Mexico. Maria and her family are members of the Catholic Church, but,…

ANNUAL THANKSGIVING MAILING FROM MISSION CENTRAL COMPLETED!!!

  What a JOY and BLESSING to have 15 special NOT NORMAL people willing to help with our Annual Thanksgiving Mailing!  These faithful volunteers had to work in Des Moines in a much different approach than the previous 26 years!  However, under the faithful help of our Volunteer “Mailing Director”, Kathryn Sprecher, the job is now complete! The year 2020…

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SPECIAL NOT NORMAL COUPLE FROM OMAHA COME FOR SPECIAL VISIT! The first time Old Missionary Gary spoke to this amazing couple he knew IMMEDIATELY that they were in the world, but not of the world…yes, they were truly NOT NORMAL!  It was on December 28th, 2013 that our journey together began! What an encouragement that the Lord sent these dear…

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YOUTH FROM CALVARY & FAITH LUTHERAN IN SIOUX CITY COME FOR NIGHT PROGRAM! It truly was a very, very wonderful evening to welcome some of the NOT NORMAL youth and parents from Calvary Lutheran Church and Faith Lutheran Church in Sioux City, Iowa. Rev. James Travis was able to record the story of the visit, and Rev. Charles Horkey and…

SPECIAL NOT NORMAL COUPLE FROM OMAHA COME FOR SPECIAL VISIT!

The first time Old Missionary Gary spoke to this amazing couple he knew IMMEDIATELY that they were in the world, but not of the world…yes, they were truly NOT NORMAL!  It was on December 28th, 2013 that our journey together began! What an encouragement that the Lord sent these dear friends to be a part of our journey for the…

YOUTH FROM CALVARY & FAITH LUTHERAN IN SIOUX CITY COME FOR NIGHT PROGRAM!

It truly was a very, very wonderful evening to welcome some of the NOT NORMAL youth and parents from Calvary Lutheran Church and Faith Lutheran Church in Sioux City, Iowa. Rev. James Travis was able to record the story of the visit, and Rev. Charles Horkey and his dear wife were also able to come. The youth were just excellent…

NEW STORY FOR WEBSITE….

STAFF INCREASES AT MISSION CENTRAL! It’s that time of the year, when the Lord’s hand of blessing begins to fall on HIS Mission Central!    Hundreds of gifts are flowing into this MIRACLE PLACE…and to keep up with the recording of gifts and allocation of funding for our dear Missionaries we have to call in extra troops!  God sends us…

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REV. STEVE AND CINDY SCHUMACHER PRESENT AT MISSION CENTRAL! November 7th, 2020 was indeed a very, very special day!  It was the day that we welcomed Rev. Steve and Cindy Schumacher from Ghana West Africa to this MIRACLE PLACE!   We were so blessed to have members from Sioux City, Iowa, Centennial, Colorado, Morrison Colorado, Indianola, Iowa and Belleview, Nebraska all…

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SPECIAL COMMUNION SET GOES TO GHANA WEST AFRICA! What a blessing to see how God provides for a congregation in West Africa!   Some time ago, Missionary Gary traveled to a special Mission Festival held at Trinity Lutheran Church in rural Ogallala, Nebraska!  There he met his long, long time special pastor friend, the Honorable Missionary Pastor Robert Pierce!  Pastor Pierce…

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MISSIONARY HELEN PIPER FROM IDA GROVE, IOWA NOW IN OUR REAL HOME, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN BY HER DEAR FAMILY! Helen Piper of Ida Grove, Iowa was a very, very, very special friend of the work of Mission Central.  Helen came here many times to help with the work that God has called us to do here at HIS Mission Central.  …

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YOUTH FROM INDIANOLA, IOWA LEARN OF CULTURES AROUND THE WORLD! What a blessing to welcome the young people from Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church of Indianola, Iowa and help them to understand the words of Jesus in Mark 16:15 “GO INTO ALL THE WORLD AND PREACH THE GOOD NEWS”… Yes, on Saturday the 7th of November these young missionaries from Indianola,…

STAFF INCREASES AT MISSION CENTRAL!

It’s that time of the year, when the Lord’s hand of blessing begins to fall on HIS Mission Central! Hundreds of gifts are flowing into this MIRACLE PLACE…and to keep up with the recording of gifts and allocation of funding for our dear Missionaries we have to call in extra troops!  God sends us these special helpers and volunteers. It’s…

SPECIAL COMMUNION SET GOES TO GHANA WEST AFRICA!

What a blessing to see how God provides for a congregation in West Africa! Some time ago, Missionary Gary traveled to a special Mission Festival held at Trinity Lutheran Church in rural Ogallala, Nebraska!  There he met his long, long time special pastor friend, the Honorable Missionary Pastor Robert Pierce!  Pastor Pierce presented Gary with a wonderful communion set, and…

YOUTH FROM INDIANOLA, IOWA LEARN OF CULTURES AROUND THE WORLD!

What a blessing to welcome the young people from Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church of Indianola, Iowa and help them to understand the words of Jesus in Mark 16:15 “GO INTO ALL THE WORLD AND PREACH THE GOOD NEWS”… Yes, on Saturday the 7th of November these young missionaries from Indianola, Iowa came and were able to be dressed in the…

ZION LUTHERAN AT HUMBOLDT, IOWA COMES TO HEAR REV. CHARLES ST. ONGE!

ZION LUTHERAN AT HUMBOLDT, IOWA COMES TO HEAR REV. CHARLES ST. ONGE! What a wonderful way to celebrate “Reformation Day” at the world-famous Mission Central!! Rev. Charles St. Onge, from Latin America and from his congregation at Montreal, Canada came in person to present one of the finest programs.  Telling of his work with immigrants and people who have never,…

SPECIAL FRIENDS FROM BATTLE CREEK, IOWA VISIT!

SPECIAL FRIENDS FROM BATTLE CREEK, IOWA VISIT! What a JOY and blessing to welcome some very, very dear longtime friends to the World-Famous Mission Central for a special tour on October 21st, 2020!  These special missionaries have been acquainted with Old Missionary Gary for so, so, so many years. Rev. Randy Cormeny, the pastor of St. John Lutheran Church at…

ZION LUTHERAN AT HUMBOLDT, IOWA COMES TO HEAR REV. CHARLES ST. ONGE!

What a wonderful way to celebrate “Reformation Day” at the world-famous Mission Central!! Rev. Charles St. Onge, from Latin America and from his congregation at Montreal, Canada came in person to present one of the finest programs.  Telling of his work with immigrants and people who have never, never heard the name of Jesus.  French is the language of Montreal,…

SPECIAL FRIENDS FROM BATTLE CREEK, IOWA VISIT!

  What a JOY and blessing to welcome some very, very dear longtime friends to the World-Famous Mission Central for a special tour on October 21st, 2020! These special missionaries have been acquainted with Old Missionary Gary for so, so, so many years. Rev. Randy Cormeny, the pastor of St. John Lutheran Church at Battle Creek, Iowa wanted some of…

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SPECIAL FRIENDS KEEP US GOING AT MISSION CENTRAL! What a JOY and blessing to have the privilege and honor of working with very, very NOT NORMAL PASTORS!  When it comes to working with dear pastor friends, it is such an encouragement to work with pastors like the staff and pastors at the new congregation 1-C,  in Columbus, Nebraska!   On October…

NEW STORY FOR WEBSITE

GOD USES TEACHERS AND ROOFERS TO GET HIS WORK DONE! The Lord can use all kinds of people to get HIS work done.  Over the years here at Mission Central we have seen how God “calls” special people at just the right time.  In the Bible the Lord used shepherds, fisherman, tax collectors, tent makers, carpenters, and ALL KINDS OF…

NEW, NEW STORY FOR WEBSITE OF WHAT MAKES MISSION CENTRAL GREAT!

AMAZING NOT NORMAL PEOPLE VISIT MISSION CENTRAL FROM LOCKWOOD, MISSOURI! This story is a story that tells so much about the blessing and history of the Lord’s Mission Central.  Over the last nearly 27 years there is a reason for God’s hand of blessing on this place!  It is because we have always taken people very, very personally, truly loved…

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SPECIAL NEW MISSIONARY COUPLE COMES TO FAITH LUTHERAN AT HOLSTEIN, IOWA! The Lord is still calling HIS people at just the “right time”!!  Yes, our Heavenly Father did NOT stop calling people like Moses, Abraham and Paul….He is still calling HIS special people, but we just get in such a hurry in our lives we kind of “take it for…

SPECIAL FRIENDS KEEP US GOING AT MISSION CENTRAL!

What a JOY and blessing to have the privilege and honor of working with very, very NOT NORMAL PASTORS!  When it comes to working with dear pastor friends, it is such an encouragement to work with pastors like the staff and pastors at the new congregation 1-C,  in Columbus, Nebraska! On October 11th, 2020 Old Missionary Gary had the honor…

GOD USES TEACHERS AND ROOFERS TO GET HIS WORK DONE!

The Lord can use all kinds of people to get HIS work done.  Over the years here at Mission Central we have seen how God “calls” special people at just the right time. In the Bible the Lord used shepherds, fisherman, tax collectors, tent makers, carpenters, and ALL KINDS OF PEOPLE FROM ALL DIFFERENT BACKGROUNDS TO GET HIS WORK DONE….

AMAZING NOT NORMAL PEOPLE VISIT MISSION CENTRAL FROM LOCKWOOD, MISSOURI!

This story is a story that tells so much about the blessing and history of the Lord’s Mission Central.  Over the last nearly 27 years there is a reason for God’s hand of blessing on this place!  It is because we have always taken people very, very personally, truly loved them and developed family relationships.  This is NOT a corporate model….

SPECIAL NEW MISSIONARY COUPLE COMES TO FAITH LUTHERAN AT HOLSTEIN, IOWA!

The Lord is still calling HIS people at just the “right time”!! Yes, our Heavenly Father did NOT stop calling people like Moses, Abraham and Paul….He is still calling HIS special people, but we just get in such a hurry in our lives we kind of “take it for granted”. What a JOY and blessing to have the privilege of…

NEW PHILIPPINE MIRACLE COLLECTION COMES TO MISSION CENTRAL FOR ALL TO SEE!

The Lord works in amazing ways to bring the right people at the right time to HIS MIRACLE MISSION CENTRAL! What an absolute JOY to have Veteran Missionaries Rev. David and Vivian Meyer come to visit Mission Central and bring some of the finest artifacts for the Barn Museum! People come to Mission Central to see things that are truly…