Marion Werdal Called Home

Marion Grace Kivley Werdal, 96, of Fergus Falls, MN died on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. Marion was born June 20, 1924, in Bellingham, WA. She married Morris Werdal on March 13, 1943. Marion and Morris served as ministers of the gospel, both in North American churches...

Evelyn Olson Called Home

Evelyn Louise Sather Olson, 92, of Shoreline, WA died Tuesday, September 8, 2020. Evie was born August 19, 1928. She grew up in Bigfork, MN. Evie accepted Jesus at a young age and felt called to be a missionary. Evie graduated from Hillcrest Lutheran Academy in Fergus...

For God’s Glory

On April 26, Linda Bengtson, Lutheran Brethren International Mission missionary in Japan, changed her profile picture on her Facebook page to feature the following statement: “Life is fragile. Handle with prayer.” Two days later, her husband Dean suffered a major...

Prayerfully Optimistic

On July 31, Matt Smith and a friend, wanting to take a break from French language study, decided to rent motorcycles for a ride into the mountains around Albertville, France. Both were experienced riding cycles, so they embarked on a day enjoying the beautiful scenery...

Smiths Commissioned

Matt and Christina Smith were commissioned as missionaries to Chad with the Church of the Lutheran Brethren on October 27, 2019 at Good Shepherd Church in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. They and their five children are scheduled to fly to France in December. They will...