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Year: 2021

Teacher Shaves Head to Raise Money for Missions

Friday, July 23, 2021

When Trinity-St. John Lutheran School in Nashville, IL chose to adopt LHF’s “Come and See Jesus: Bible Books for Indonesia” mission project with their chapel offerings, teacher Dawn Mueller knew she had an offer the students wouldn’t be able to resist: If they could raise $2,000 to provide 400 Bible storybooks for children in Indonesia, … Read More

In Uganda, the Holy Spirit Plants Faith with Catechism

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Near the center of the African continent, nestled below South Sudan sits Uganda, a country just a bit smaller than the state of Oregon. Within Uganda’s borders, more than 5,000 children attend Lutheran schools each day. “It is very important for our churches/congregations to have Lutheran Schools because our schools are outreach outposts, positioned to … Read More

Amharic-Speaking Family Needs Child’s Garden

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Dear LHF, I would like to receive A Child’s Garden of Bible Stories in Amharic for my daughter and another family member (2 copies).  The book will be used to teach the Bible in our own mother tongue (Amharic). Thank you so much! Tewbesta G.

Catechisms Requested in Many Languages

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Every day, LHF receives requests just like these for the Small Catechism in a multitude of languages. These are just a few of those requests: Hello, I would like to acquire a copy of Luther’s Small Catechism in Japanese. There is a woman who has asked to be baptized (the mother of one of our … Read More

Teaching the Augsburg Confession to 7th Graders

Monday, May 17, 2021

Way back in 1530, Philipp Melanchthon presented the Augsburg Confession, an exposition on 30 points of the Lutheran faith, to Charles V, who had been crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Clement VII. Would Melanchthon ever have guessed that nearly 500 years later, junior high students in Ghana would study his words, now translated into … Read More