New Director of LBIM

On May 18, 2020, President Paul Larson recommended and the COD unanimously approved the appointment of Daniel Venberg to be our next director of Lutheran Brethren International Mission. Daniel will...

Update: Minneapolis

Brothers and Sisters, George Floyd died a week ago. With all that has transpired since then in Minneapolis, I have been asked to share with you how Ebenezer Lutheran Brethren Church is faring. I...

This Sickness Will Not End in Death

If the previous couple months have affirmed one thing to me about the nature of the Church, it is our togetherness. The spring of 2020 will undoubtedly go down in history as a vulnerable and...

One Little Word Shall Fell Him

I am becoming ever more convinced that the Western world doesn’t know quite what to do with the character of Satan. And by all accounts it seems that my hypothesis may be correct. A 2009 study by...

Separated by Sin

I really wish I was perfectly good! As a kid I grew up thinking I was pretty good. I could compare myself to my friends and thought I came off favorably. I did not get in much trouble, so I took...

Coronavirus Response

Updated: 5/29/20

A Disciple-Making Movement

Jesus said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”

Matthew 28:18-20

The Church of the Lutheran Brethren (CLB) is a family of 116 congregations in the United States and Canada, with 1,500 daughter congregations in Cameroon, Chad, Japan and Taiwan now organized into four national church bodies. The CLB, as a denomination, exists as a disciple-making movement—serving congregations in obedience to the Great Commission, locally, nationally and internationally.

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Shared Ministries

Lutheran Brethren Seminary

LBS is called by the Church of the Lutheran Brethren to serve the church and world by living in and preparing others to live in the blessing of the Triune God and His call to participate in His mission of grace to bless all nations in Christ.

North American Mission

NAM seeks to plant churches and revitalize congregations. The Church of the Lutheran Brethren is served by a NAM Director and Associate Director seeking to enhance health and growth opportunities within our churches.

LB International Mission

LBIM brings the good news of Jesus Christ to people who have no indigenous church through which the Gospel can be spread. We currently have missionaries in Chad, Japan, and Taiwan working among unreached people groups.