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Year: 2019

Congolese immigrants need Lutheran education books

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Greetings in the Name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! My name is Rev. William Weiss, and I am pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Des Moines, IA. A couple of years ago you helped us by sending materials in the Vietnamese language. Well, our God has chosen to send another group of immigrants … Read More

Finnish pastor needs books for Iranian outreach

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Hi LHF, I’m a Lutheran pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Mission Diocese of Finland. I serve in St Philip’s Lutheran Church in the city of Kajaani. I have just met Iranian Christians who has been baptized in the state church’s congregation. They haven’t get enough Lutheran teaching, so I want to teach them with Luther’s … Read More

In Uganda, a Mother Chooses Life for her son

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Twenty-four years ago, in the small city of Kakinga, Uganda, a baby boy was born. His parents named him Obed, but sadly, Obed was not well. “As I was still a baby, a disease attacked me,” recalled Obed Orishaba. “For three years, my mom carried me to hospital every day, ten miles per walk. My … Read More

Lutherans model a different way of life to Buddhists

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

In a country that’s about 95 percent Buddhist, it’s not always easy to be a Christian. But since 2004, the Thailand Concordia Lutheran Church (TCLC) has been making inroads in shining the Light of Christ among their Buddhist neighbors. Fewer than 600 of Thailand’s 69 million people belong to the TCLC’s eight congregations and four … Read More

Persecution in Finland

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Your prayers are urgently requested for translator Päivi Räsänen in Finland. Päivi, who is a Christian medical doctor and a member of the Finnish Parliament (Christian Democrats), is being investigated for “incitement to hatred” for her work on a 2004 publication supported by LHF, concerning Christian marriage and homosexuality. “[This is] a Preliminary Investigation of … Read More