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Month: October 2017

In Russia: the Church Grows Exponentially

Thursday, October 5, 2017

By Rev. Evgeny Raskatov “For the past six months at St. Anne Lutheran Church (in the heart of St. Petersburg, Russia), we have been actively engaged in missionary activities using LHF books. We made bags with the church logo and placed inside some of LHF’s books. Several times a month, we conduct excursions around the … Read More

In Mozambique: A Translator Comes to Faith

Thursday, October 5, 2017

By Rev. Dr. Carlos Winterle Missionary to Mozambique from the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Brazil Mozambique people are bound to their fears and sins by their traditional religions (ancestors’ cult) and also by Pentecostal churches. But now the peace and freedom by grace through faith in Jesus that Luther experienced in the 16th century are … Read More

Nigeria: Why do we need the Reformation?

Monday, October 2, 2017

by Rev. Dr. Michael Adoga Rector, Jonathan Ekong Memorial Lutheran Seminary Why do we need the Reformation to come to Nigeria? For the same reason that Dr. Martin Luther offered his solution some 500 years ago, when he undertook the task of translating the Old and the New Testaments into his mother tongue (the German … Read More

Vietnam: “LHF books are free but priceless!”

Monday, October 2, 2017

by Hai Au Dinh Lutheran Hour Ministries in Vietnam Right now, LHF has several books available in Vietnam, including A Child’s Garden of Bible Stories and Reading the Bible with Understanding. A new edition of Luther’s Small Catechism is underway, and so is the Book of Concord. In Vietnam, LHF’s books help people a lot with their spiritual life, … Read More

“Mongolians have never heard the Bible stories before”

Monday, October 2, 2017

by Rev. Puje Jamsran Lutheran pastor in Mongolia Mongolia is blessed to have the Christian faith here for the last 25 years, after Communism ended with the fall of the Soviet Union. Christianity is growing, but materials in our language to equip churches and leaders are scarce. As a Lutheran church, we would like to … Read More