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RAJEK FAMILY VISITS AND ARE SENT TO LATVIA!

  What a blessing to welcome our newest missionary family to be sent to teach at the seminary in Riga Latvia. Yes, on August 3rd, 2021 Rev. Cory Rajek and his wife Jennie and their children Emiley and Lexy came for their visit at Mission Central. Here you see this special family in our “trademark” location in our office and…

AMAZING LOESKE FAMILY COMES TO VISIT THE LORD’S MISSION CENTRAL!

Who would come out with oxygen, wheelchair and on a day when the temperature is over a hundred degrees?  Drive from Columbus, Nebraska and Grand Island, Nebraska…who would do that?  Missionaries LeRoy and Sylvia Loeske would do that…and they brought their daughter and son-in-law Devane and Don…and they came because it was a special birthday present for Lee!!! These folks…

AMAZING AND NOT NORMAL PEOPLE ARRIVE FROM WALNUT, IOWA!

Each day we have so many, many wonderful people that God sends to be here at HIS Mission Central. That was the case for Friday the 23rd of July, when an amazing group of very, very, very NOT NORMAL people came to visit. A wonderful group of folks from Our Savior Lutheran Church from Walnut, Iowa arrived about 2:00PM to…

SPECIAL LADY FROM TEXAS MAKES JOUNEY TO MISSION CENTRAL!

You want to talk about NOT NORMAL PEOPLE?  Let me tell you we had one of the most wonderful NOT NORMAL people come here for a tour and visit today! Yes, Missionary Patricia Fuller came here all the way from Dallas, Texas and made the special effort to come to this place in the middle of nowhere!  Her husband and…

A TRULY “NOT NORMAL DAY” ON JULY 31ST, 2021!!!

A TRULY “NOT NORMAL DAY” ON JULY 31ST, 2021!!! It was one of those special days that we will long, long, long remember at the Lord’s Mission Central.  People came from Omaha, Columbus, Beemer and Grand Island, Nebraska and from Sioux City and Correctionville, Iowa.  Yes, it was a HUGE DAY! A special bus load came from Grand Island, Nebraska…

RUTH MAITA FAMILY COMES TO MISSION CENTRAL!

It was a very, very special day on the 16th of July.  It was a day that our new Missionary Teacher Ruth Maita came with her family to Mission Central. Ruth Maita is going to be called to teach in Puerto Rico, and she and her husband Rev. Gustavo Maita and their little daughter Mikhaela were able to come and…

NOT NORMAL COUPLE FROM HOOPER, NEBRASKA VISIT MISSION CENTRAL!

From the first time old Missionary Gary met Gerald and Marilyn Bohling he knew that this couple was truly NOT NORMAL!  These dear friends and their family are truly special Christian people who love mission work. They wanted to come to Mission Central on the 16th of July, because they wanted to see Ruth Maita and her family from Puerto…

SPECIAL COUPLE FROM JEFFERSON, IOWA COME TO VISIT MISSION CENTRAL

God uses all kinds of people from all over the world to get His work done!  Even a family from Jefferson, Iowa.  What a special day it was to have Mark and Sarah Erickson come and visit Mission Central. Sarah has been connected with the work in Puerto Rico, and over the internet she has been helping to reach out…

AMAZING FISHER FAMILY COME FROM PIERCE, NEBRASKA

On July 15th, 2021, we were so blessed to have special guests from Pierce, Nebraska the Honorable Missionaries Leroy and Janelle Fischer stop for a special tour. Here you see these dear friends in front of our Mission Central sign.  They enjoyed the tour so much, and they told us that they were getting ready to celebrate their 69th Wedding…

LARGEST FAMILY GATHERING HELD AT MISSION CENTRAL!

Over the years we have had many, many families that have come together with their families for a tour of Mission Central.  However, NEVER had we had 32 people come from all over the entire mid-west at one time from the same family. Yes, on July 15th, 2021, we had the entire Marvin and Janice Koehler family come from Osmond,…

TWO SPECIAL MISSIONARIES COME TO VISIT!

What a JOY and BLESSING that the Good Lord sent two special missionaries to visit Mission Central!  These two missionaries are the grandchildren of Missionary Pastor David Lyons and Lori Lyons of Schaller, Iowa. Aubrey and Connor came with their grandpa for a special visit and enjoyed seeing the Lord’s Creation Theater, and here you see them in front of…

TWO SPECIAL COUPLES COME FROM JOHNSTON AND WEST DES MOINES, IOWA!

TWO SPECIAL COUPLES COME FROM JOHNSTON AND WEST DES MOINES, IOWA! What a special Saturday to have the honor and privilege of providing a tour of the entire facilities here at the Lord’s Mission Central to two very, very, very NOT NORMAL PEOPLE! Pictured with the single picture of our Boss here, in our office is Rev. Eugene and Ernie…

NOT NORMAL PEOPLE COME FROM SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA TO VISIT MISSION CENTRAL!

Mission Central is truly a real MIRACLE PLACE.  It actually attracts people from all over the world!  We have folks from 2 miles away that have never set foot on Mission Central, and then the Lord sends folks all the way from Santa Maria, California that drive here with their trailer and pickup! Remember the Lord only sends people who…

MISSIONARIES RETURN AFTER 11 YEARS!

What a blessing to welcome Jerry and Karen Markin back to the world-famous Mission Central after being gone for 11 years!  Yes, that’s what happened on July 8th, 2021! Jerry and Karen served in Asia for 3 years and traveling through Iowa they stopped and had their picture taken with our Boss here at Mission Central! Some of you may…

SPECIAL FAMILIES COME FROM ARIZONA, OREGON, IOWA AND NEBRASKA!

It was quite a day on July 7th, 2021, when we were able to welcome the Osborn Family and the Wellman Family for a tour of the facilities here at the Lord’s Mission Central. It’s absolutely AMAZING to see how far people are coming to visit this MIRACLE PLACE and have a tour of what the Lord has done here…

ANNUAL MEETING FOR MISSION CENTRAL VOLUNTEERS HELP ON JULY 3RD, 2021!

What a blessing to have our ANNUAL VOLUNTEER MEETING at the World-Famous Mission Central on July 3rd, 2021.  Nearly 100 people came and enjoyed a report of the mission action here at Mission Central during the Fiscal Year July 1st, 2020 to June 30th, 2021.  Our dear volunteers have every right and need to know how the Lord is using…

CHEF HENRICKSON AND CINDY ARRIVE FOR ANNUAL MEETING!

The Annual Volunteer Meeting at Mission Central was held on July 3rd, 2021.  Nearly 100 people attended and a special meal had to be provided for the Volunteers for this event. This year the Honorable Missionaries Jim and Cindy Hendrickson were willing to provide the preparation of the meal.  Jim and Cindy have had so much experience in cooking and…

DEAR FRIENDS WHO ARE NOT NORMAL CAME FROM BELLEVUE, NEBRASKA!

DEAR FRIENDS WHO ARE NOT NORMAL CAME FROM BELLEVUE, NEBRASKA! What would move people who have spent 20 years in the Air Force, who live in Bellevue, Nebraska to drive to Mission Central on a Friday afternoon to a Place in the Middle of Nowhere in the hills of Western Iowa?  Why would they come to spend several hours in…

SPECIAL TEACHERS COME TO MISSION CENTRAL!

SPECIAL TEACHERS COME TO MISSION CENTRAL! Monday the 28th of June was such a special day.  Our friends came to report on their teaching work in Asia.  Yes, Rev. Paul Nelson and his family came to give a report. We were so happy to have a wonderful group of folks from Storm Lake, Iowa and Omaha, Nebraska to have a…

ANOTHER SPECIAL BLESSING FOR THE LORD’S MISSION CENTRAL!

With the absolute help, love and blessing from the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League for the last 28 years, the MIRACLES at the Lord’s Mission Central could NOT HAVE HAPPENED. What a JOY and honor to be able to report to the LWML at their convention at Lexington, Kentucky on June 26th, 2021, and be able to provide two presentations!  What…

NOT NORMAL FAMILY MEMBERS ARRIVE FROM AMES, IOWA!

I knew the minute I talked to these dear friends, that they were NOT NORMAL and were truly “part of my real family”…  Jesus truly lived in their hearts and that they REALLY GOT IT! Bob and Janice Anderson from Ames, Iowa made a special trip to this place in the hills of Western Iowa!  They wanted to see what…

A MIRACLE AT CALVARY LUTHERAN – SIOUX CITY, IOWA!

One of the words and fraises that Old Missionary Gary just DOES NOT LIKE TO HEAR IS:  “BOY, YOU SURE ARE LUCKY”!!!  Here at the Lord’s Mission Central we NEVER use the words luck or coincidence!!!!! If the Lord knows the number of hairs on our head and when a little sparrow falls to the ground….HE KNOWS EVERYTHING AND ALWAYS…

COOKS COME TO HELP ALL THE WAY FROM FORT DODGE!

What goes on at the Lord’s Mission Central is much more “far reaching” than many people understand or realize! Yes, we had a wonderful group of people come from all over the mid-west on June 19th, 2021.  These folks have to be fed when they come here, and who is going to feed these people? It is always ABSOLUTELY AMAZING…

GRANDPA RUSSELL WESTPHALEN BRINGS FAMILY TO MISSION CENTRAL!

As parents and grandparents, we are to set the example for our children and grandchildren!  On June 19th, 2021 that is just what Grandpa Russ Westphalen from Kiron, Iowa was able to do! Yes, Russ wanted all of his children and grandchildren to see what the Lord can do with an old set of farm buildings in the hills of…

AMAZING “NOT NORMAL FAMILY” COMES TO VISIT FROM INDIANOLA, IOWA!

As old Missionary Gary travels around the country, he has the privilege of meeting some of the most NOT NORMAL people that live in this great country of ours!  People who really have Jesus in their hearts! When speaking down at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church at Indianola, Iowa Gary met the Jeret and Caroline Koenig family and their 4 boys! …

MISSIONARIES, THE PAUL FAMILY AND FRITSCHE FAMILY SENT FROM MISSION CENTRAL!

On June 19th, 2021, we had a real “double header” program here at the Lord’s Mission Central.  Yes, what a JOY to welcome not one but two of our wonderful career missionary families! Rev. Michael and Irene Paul from Taiwan and also Rev. Joel Fritsche and his family from the Dominican Republic.  We had a wonderful crowd for the day…

FORMER MISSIONARY FAMILY COMES TO VISIT MISSION CENTRAL!

Wednesday the 16th of June was truly a special day!  Here at Mission Central we welcomed the Missionary Family of  Ben Vanderhyde, who completed his vicarage serving in the island off the tip of India, Sri Lanka.  The Vanderhyde family was welcomed by their seminary classmate’s family Mrs. Alex Sloter and her dear children. It was indeed a special day,…

ANOTHER REAL MIRACLE AT MISSION CENTRAL, WITH ADDITION OF OUR NEWEST AND MOST EXPERIENCED STAFF VOLUNTEER!

Well, REAL MIRACLES keep right on happening at the Lord’s Mission Central!  Yes, I couldn’t believe it when we received permission and authorization to welcome the Honorable Rev. Dr. Dale Meyer, as our newest Volunteer Staff person at Mission Central!!! Yes, the “World-Famous” Dr. Dale Meyer will be our Volunteer Staff person and his title will be:  EXECUTIVE VOLUNTEER WRITER,…

NOT NORMAL MISSIONARY COMES TO VISIT MISSION CENTRAL

Over the years we have the privilege and honor to meet some of the most NOT NORMAL MISSIONARIES!   Yes, people that “really, really” get it! On Thursday the 10th of June we had ONE OF THE MOST AMAZING Missionaries come to spend the night on June 9th and then present on Thursday the 10th at 10:00AM.  The Lord allowed us…

SPECIAL MEMORIAL FOR MOM!

It was one of those REAL MIRACLE days here at the Lord’s Mission Central.  While working in his office all alone old Missionary Gary heard a knock on the door at the Lord’s Mission Central! Our long, long time friends Dennis Meseck and his dear daughter Heather Riessen “just happened to stop by”…and what a blessing to visit with them…

HOW CAN WE FEED SO MANY PEOPLE AT MISSION CENTRAL?

HOW CAN WE FEED SO MANY PEOPLE AT MISSION CENTRAL? The answer to that question is so, so, so simple and that is to just pray that the Lord will send special people to help with the cooking of meals at HIS Mission Central, and the Lord answers and sends special NOT NORMAL people who want to help. In these…

GRANDPA’S CAN HAVE A BIG IMPACT ON THEIR GRANDCHILDREN!

This grandpa from Davenport, Nebraska felt it was VERY important for his grandchildren to see the World-Famous Mission Central!  He want his grandchildren to know that God can even use an old set of farm building in the hills of Western Iowa to tell so many about our dear Jesus. Here you see that grandpa with one of his grandchildren,…