Year: 2018

Ethiopian immigrants want to learn about Jesus

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Dear LHF, I hope that this message finds you well. Philadelphia Lutheran Ministries has recently been contacted by a group of Ethiopian immigrants who are interested in learning about Lutheranism, and we were wondering if LHF has copies on hand of the following books in your Amharic catalog: The Book of Concord The Small Catechism … Read More

Church needs Spanish books for Christmas Posada

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Hello, brothers and sister of Lutheran Heritage Foundation. Thank you for the Bibles in Spanish we received. We are planning to give some more Bibles as gifts for families in need in our community at our coming Christmas Posada (a traditional Christmas celebration) on December 23. We would like to give away 60 Bibles in … Read More

CPH gifts LHF with half-million catechisms

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

In recognition of LHF’s recent 25th anniversary celebration, Concordia Publishing House (CPH), the publishing arm of The Lutheran Church―Missouri Synod, has presented an incredible gift to the Lutheran Heritage Foundation: 500,000 English-language copies of A Simple Explanation of Christianity (Small Catechism enchiridion). LHF will distribute the catechisms to mission contacts throughout Africa, Asia and Southeast … Read More

LHF celebrates 25 years of God’s blessings

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

More than 225 people attended LHF’s 25th anniversary celebration, which featured speakers Rev. Nicholas Salifu from Ghana and Bishop Slavik Horpynchuk of Ukraine. Below are photos from the event taken by photographer Jim Shields.  

LHF translator suffers attack

Monday, November 19, 2018

Rev. Mohamed Gurhan, LHF’s translator for Somalia, has suffered a physical attack. He writes [with some details omitted for his protection]: “Dear brothers in the Lord, on Sept. 27, I went to [the city] for a court decision related to my property against two Islamist mullahs (teachers). On October 3, the court reached a verdict … Read More