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moving…to Concordia, Missouri!!

Relocating to Concordia will allow us to focus our energy on our international ministry while our new partner organization, Saint Paul Lutheran High School, manages facilities issues for us.

The lower cost in Missouri will enable us to put as much of our resources into overseas work as possible. Concordia also provides good facilities for visiting missionaries. And Concordia’s location, about 300 miles from the geographic center of the U.S., makes it accessible for those who will be visiting churches and donors. It’s also within a day’s drive of our friends in Chicagoland!chicago to concordia

Any move is stressful. Our LBT staff in the U.S. is being particularly hard hit. Please pray for peace, comfort and clarity as we deal with tough decisions, logistics, and all the other issues associated with a major relocation.

Of course, our main focus has always been and continues to be serving those who do not have God’s Word in their own languages. Bible translation and Scripture engagement programs will continue uninterrupted.

This move gives us a wonderful opportunity to examine everything we do and ask whether each activity is giving us the most “bang for the buck” to accomplish our mission. I know that you agree that our resources should be used in a God honoring and cost effective way.

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Laura Wing from The Get Clear Show interviewed Elliot and Serena Derricks as they prepare to serve with LBT in Cameroon.

They explored questions like, "Why do the 180 million people without God's Word in their language actually need Scripture in their mother tongue?"

To find out how you can prayerfully or financially support Elliot and Serena, visit us.lbt.org/project/elliot-serena-derricks/.
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Continue to keep Rev. Carl and Kelsey Grulke in your prayers as they travel in Botswana for their pre-field visit. Pray that God will bless them as they build relationships there. ... See MoreSee Less

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