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Year: 2011

LHF Founder Celebrates 50 Years in Ministry

Saturday, October 1, 2011

“And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write:  ‘The words of the holy one, the true one, who has the key of David,  who opens and no one will shut, who shuts and no one opens. I know your works.  Behold, I have set before you an open door, which no one is … Read More

Hmong Child’s Garden of Bible Stories Arrives in the U.S.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

October 2011 – “Puag thaum ub tsis muaj lub ntiajteb no.” “Long, long ago there was no world…”  So begins the LHF translation of A Child’s Garden of Bible Stories into the Hmong language. Not so very long ago, publishing this simple introduction to the Christian faith wouldn’t have been possible, says Rev. Kou Seying, a Hmong pastor … Read More

Nigeria’s Yala Catechism Nearing Completion

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

October 2011 – Yalaland might sound like a make-believe country in a child’s imagination, but the region in southeast Nigeria is quite real. There, the Yala people mostly make their living by raising crops like yams, cassava and rice. And on Sundays, hundreds of Yala worship at one of Yalaland’s 10 Lutheran congregations. However, Yala Lutherans … Read More

Small Catechism Brings Peace to Tokyo in Wake of Earthquake and Tsunami

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

March 2011 – In the midst of the destruction of the 8.9 earthquake and resulting tsunami that struck Japan on March 11, reporters asked Tokyo governor Shintaro Ishihara, “How should the Japanese people view the quake?” Ishihara, who is Buddhist and Shinto, shocked many people when he replied, “The identity of the Japanese people is greed. … Read More

Laotian Students Receive Child’s Garden of Bible Stories

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

March 2011 – In the Communist country of Laos, Christianity isn’t easily accepted. Many believe that the Christian faith is a western religion, and others associate westerners with the Central Intelligence Agency.  Because the CIA helped Hmong rebels fight the Communist Lao government, Christians are considered the #1 enemy among some government leaders. But the Holy Spirit … Read More