Year: 2013

Fandrey accepts call to parish ministry

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

LHF Executive Director Rev. James Fandrey has accepted a call to serve as pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in Wood River, Nebraska. Rev. Fandrey will conclude his service at the Lutheran Heritage Foundation on June 30, 2013. “These past four-and-a-half years have been exciting, challenging years for me,” said Rev. Fandrey. “By the grace of … Read More

Letters to Fadi

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

And why is it important to share the sure hope of eternal life, peace and salvation with our Arabic neighbors? Read on… Following are excerpts from letters received by the Lutheran Hour Ministry’s Lebanon office (MELM) in response to their Christian radio programming. If requested, MELM follows up by sending Lutheran materials, such as LHF’s … Read More

LHF releases Tswana Book of Concord

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

“Do you confess the [documents of] the Book of Concord to be a true exposition of Holy Scripture…and do you promise that you will perform the duties of your office in accordance with these Confessions?” At their ordinations, Lutheran pastors around the world answer “yes” to these questions with the best of intentions. But through no fault … Read More

Arabic Small Catechism available soon

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Can a Muslim possibly convert to faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior? Some might doubt. “Why do we put restrictions on the Gospel?” challenges Rev. Karim Baidaoui, missionary-at-large for the LCMS Texas District. “Look at Paul. He was the notorious Osama Bin Laden of the New Testament! He bragged about pulling children and … Read More

LHF books used to teach deconess students in Ethiopia

Friday, March 1, 2013

In many African cultures, it’s socially unacceptable for a man to visit privately with a woman who is not his wife. So how can a woman who is spiritually troubled reach out to her pastor? One solution is to seek out a deaconess. A deaconess is a woman who is called to assist and support … Read More