Month: January 2015

LHF translator continues work in Muslim-dominated camp

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Okach Omot Opiew lives with his wife and young children in the Dadaab Refugee Camp, located in Kenya near the Somalia border. Dadaab recently made U.S. headlines when members of Al Shabaab, al Qaeda’s affiliate in Somalia, opened fire on non-Muslims living in the camp. Unfortunately, such shootings aren’t out of the norm in Dadaab, … Read More

CLIHM seminary classes resume in South Sudan

Thursday, January 1, 2015

January 2015 – Halfway around the world, on a warm and sunny January day, eleven men returned from vicarage to begin their fourth year of seminary studies at Concordia Lutheran Institute for the Holy Ministry (CLIHM) in Yambio, South Sudan. Carved out of the jungle, the seminary is a beacon of hope to the people of … Read More

Sunday school materials for southeast Asia go into testing

Thursday, January 1, 2015

January 2015 – Imagine trying to teach a class with only one small textbook. There is no instructor’s manual, no teacher’s notes…and it’s a subject you don’t know a lot about. How well could you teach your students? Could you answer their questions? This is the situation faced by Sunday school teachers throughout Southeast Asia. Many … Read More