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Month: September 2017

Dominican Republic: “Lutherans make it simple and clear!”

Thursday, September 28, 2017

A question-and-answer session with Rev. David Preus, LCMS missionary to the Dominican Republic Q: How does having good Lutheran books, written in your own language, help the church in the Dominican Republic to grow stronger in faith and/or greater in number (Gospel outreach)? A: Having solid Lutheran books translated into Spanish provides our people with … Read More

Denmark: God’s Word for Muslim Immigrants

Thursday, September 28, 2017

by Rev. Knud Skov Lutheran pastor in Denmark As waves of refugees and migrants came in 2015, there were hundreds of Iranians and Syrians in Denmark. The Iranians (former Shia Muslims) were seeking Christian fellowship, and some of them came into our Lutheran churches. Now lately Syrians and Africans (Somali, Sudanese and from the Berber … Read More

From the LHF Executive Director: Looking to the next 25 years

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Who would have guessed what the Holy Spirit had in mind? In the spring of 1994, Rev. Robert Rahn was guest preacher at Guardian Lutheran Church in Dearborn, Mich., where the people were bidding a fond farewell to one of their members about to become a missionary in Russia – Matthew Heise. About 20 years … Read More

LHF founder looks back at 25 years in mission

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

“I’m here to raise a banner for the Lord, and I’m looking for people who will stand with us on the truth of Scripture.” “It’s not something I talk about very much, but as I look back on it, it’s clear that the Lord had a path arranged for the Lutheran Heritage Foundation from the … Read More

25 Years in Mission: South America

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Dominican Republic Rev. David Preus LCMS missionary In the Dominican Republic (DR), a predominantly Catholic culture, it seems the issues faced by the Lutheran Reformation are more relevant to this culture than perhaps others. Steeped in medieval-like Catholic superstition, it is common practice for Dominican priests to charge their people for religious services. Much as … Read More