Retired Laborers’ Encouragement Leads to Ne...

July 12, 2016 | Posted by Joe Russo

Jim Bouvin and Marvin Duensing may be retired from LCEF’s Laborers For Christ on paper, but both men continue to actively support the ministry–including in their own congregations. Laborers are working with members at St. John Lutheran Church, building a new worship facility in Lexington, Kentucky, where Bouvin and his wife, Carol are members. “I […]


Couple’s Attitude Inspires Fellow Labor...

April 20, 2016 | Posted by LCEF

When Jerry Kolke told his wife that he joined LCEF’s Laborers For Christ after years of brushing shoulders with the “building for eternity” ministry, Karen didn’t beat around the bush. “What took you so long?” she asked. After reading about the new Laborers For Christ partnership with Bethesda Lutheran Communities, Jerry, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, […]


Bethesda First Laborers Project for La. Coupl...

March 25, 2016 | Posted by LCEF

Pair Follows Uncle’s Encouragement to Serve “Just try it once and see.” That’s what Jim Gerike’s uncle often told Jim and his wife, Gail, about participating in LCEF’s Laborers For Christ. “He spoke so highly of Laborers and was so encouraged by it. He knew that once we started working with fellow Christians like this, […]


Laborers Needed for Exciting New Service

January 10, 2016 | Posted by LCEF

For LCEF’s Laborers For Christ, the fast-approaching new year holds an exciting new opportunity–and a growing need for men and women to help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and share the Good News of Jesus. Laborers For Christ is winding up a pilot project with Bethesda Lutheran Communities in Cypress, Texas, the first step […]