Month: July 2013

National LWML votes to “tell the next generation” in Southeast Asia

Monday, July 1, 2013

September 2013 – Thanks to the faithful giving of LWML women all across the nation, 15,000 children and families in Southeast Asia will soon be introduced to the Savior, Jesus Christ. At its national convention in June, LWML delegates voted to grant LHF $72,000 for LHF to translate and print books like A Child’s Garden of Bible … Read More

Sudanese seminarians learn to preach the Word

Monday, July 1, 2013

It’s a pivotal moment in the life of every seminarian: the first sermon. September 2013– For the fifteen men studying at the Concordia Theological Institute for the Holy Ministry in South Sudan, that moment came in August when Rev. Robert Roberts, an LCMS pastor and college math instructor, arrived in Yambio to teach them homiletics … Read More

In Madagascar, medical mercy teams share catechism

Monday, July 1, 2013

In Madagascar, an island nation off the east coast of Africa, simple everyday ailments can become major health problems. Untreated hypothyroidism results in melon-sized goiters. A simple fungal infection spreads from between the toes to above the knee. A continent and an ocean away, medical mercy teams from LCMS World Relief and Human Care have … Read More