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Month: September 2020

100 Years Later, LHF Follows Russian Bishop’s Trail

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Almost 100 years ago, Bishop Theophil Meyer of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Russia traveled across Siberia in order to reconnect with Lutherans that had fallen away from the Faith or were “sheep stolen” by Evangelical Baptist groups. The Bolshevik Revolution had wreaked havoc upon the land and the Church struggled mightily to respond to … Read More

In Tanzania, LHF Books Fight Against Islam and the Witch Doctor

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

IN TANZANIA, THERE ARE 2,000 PARISHIONERS FOR EVERY LUTHERAN PASTOR. Rev. Jonathan Clausing (left), LCMS missionary and theological educator, is helping to address that imbalance by training up new pastors at St. Peter Lutheran Seminary in Himo (Moshi), Tanzania. Whether teaching Luther’s Small Catechism to new seminary students or leading continuing education seminars for pastors … Read More

Resurrecting Lutheranism in Transylvania

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Transylvania – the birthplace of Bram Stoker’s Dracula – is a mysterious land shrouded in myths and superstition. But for Rev. Sorin Trifa, it’s home. Located in modern-day Romania, Transylvania was settled nearly 5 centuries ago by German Saxon immigrants, who brought with them their Lutheran faith. In fact, “the first book ever printed into … Read More