Crawl to the Rock

There are moments in our lives, when we are tempted to believe that we have arrived—that we’ve reached the top. Coming to faith can feel like one such moment. It is freeing, liberating, empowering,...

The God Who Sees Me

The story is told of an elderly grandfather who was very wealthy. He was in fairly good health for his age, except that his hearing was failing him. So he decided to purchase hearing aids. Two weeks...

The God Who Knows Me

"I know you... but from where, and who are you?" Those were my thoughts as I sat waiting for some friends to join us for coffee and fellowship in December. I listened and responded to the questions...

The God Who Knows Tomorrow

When I was in high school, I helped chaperone a trip for some of the kids of the church to go out at night to Hoffman Hills, a hiking trail and recreational area near Menomonie, Wisconsin. Much of...

Anxiety Antidotes: an Acrostic

Ask and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Come to...

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.

Advance the Mission