On August 29, 2016 Lutheran Brethren Seminary held its 2016-17 opening service where faculty, staff, and new students were introduced. Dr. Sigurd Grindheim was commissioned and installed as Professor of New Testament by CLB President Paul Larson. Top Photo L to R: Brent Andrews (Librarian/Media Specialist), Professor Nathan Oldenkamp, Dr. David Veum, Patti Zwiers (Assistant to the President), Dr. Eugene Boe, Kathy
On the Road with President Paul
Moorhead, MN – Bee and Paul enjoyed worshipping with the early service saints at Triumph LBC in Moorhead on Sunday (on their way to pick up Karina after counseling at Tuscarora teen week). Blessed by the warm reception and encouraging words from the good people of Triumph!
Today we worshipped at Community of Joy, Eagan, MN! Thank you, Pastor Mark Jarvinen for preaching the Word, and worship team for your good music! Grateful to have spent time with you all!
Blessed for the last couple hours, sitting down with CLBC (Canada) president, my brother Jonathan Overland, to talk about our shared CLBC / CLBA mission. We are much better together!
President Paul & his wife Bee, on vacation, followed their daughter Gracia’s University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Blugold softball team to their spring games in Tucson, March 17-24th. President Larson was honored to accept Coach’s request for him to have a Good Friday morning Chapel with the team. President Larson gave a talk called “Top Down” from Mark
A Blessed Easter to you, our dear friends and CLB Family! We spent a wonderful week in AZ, and bring Easter greetings from your sister congregations in Yuma (Good Friday), and Phoenix (Easter Sunday). We have such a gift to share! Pictured (L to R): Regional Pastor Phil Heiser, Pastor David Abel, and President Paul
“I suppose I am like many of you who have always wondered what it’s like in Yuma, AZ, where our sister church, Victory CC is located. Right?! You may have the wrong idea (like I did!), that it’s a dry, dusty place in the middle of nowhere? Well, here’s a handful of pics I took
Blessed to be with the So Cal Pastors’ Cluster yesterday morning! Smiled as I pulled in to the same San Dimas Denny’s where 15-20 years ago we Pasadena, Rancho, Fullerton pastors used to gather. I am so pleased to see the fellowship, mentoring, and support between these brothers: Seth Leivestad, Kyle Sears, Jim Erickson, Joshua
President Larson shared and spoke at the at the L.E.A.D. retreat (Love, Equip, Aspire, Develop) this weekend in Cannon Beach, Oregon, at the Cannon Beach Christian Conference Center. He was blessed to be able to share God’s word on the theme of “The Gospel in Leadership.”
“Mrs. Larson’s Last Lesson” President Larson’s mother, Ruth, recently passed away. He was blessed to be able to share this message at the service, in which he not only remembers her life and her work as a teacher, but uses that work to illustrate our relationship to Christ. Blessed be the memory of Ruth Larson, and