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Book of Concord

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

Ghana Lutherans Celebrate 60 Years in Mission

Monday, September 16, 2019

In August, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana (ELCG) celebrated its 60th anniversary, and an important highlight of that celebration was the dedication and distribution of new LHF publications in five Ghanaian languages.More than 700 people participated in the celebration, marking the birth of the ELCG in 1959. “Real Lutheran missionary efforts began in Ghana … Read More

South Sudan seminary celebrates new class of students

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

In South Sudan, where there are only 66 ordained pastors to serve nearly 200 congregations in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in South Sudan/Sudan (ELCSS/S), a new class of 25 students has begun their seminary studies. Rev. Robert Rahn, founder of the Lutheran Heritage Foundation, traveled to the town of Yambio, South Sudan to preach at … Read More

LHF in Ukraine: “We wanted Luther to speak Ukrainian!”

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Rev. Dr. V’yacheslav Horpynchuk Bishop, Ukrainian Lutheran Church The collapse of the atheistic Soviet Union was the first great miracle of God that I had the privilege to witness. The resurrection of the Ukrainian Lutheran Church was the second great miracle. For these miracles I continue to thank our Lord. After the fall of the … Read More

25 Years in Mission: Asia

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Thailand Rev. Ted Na Thalang LHF Coordinator for Southeast Asian projects In general, it’s part of Thai culture that to be a good Thai, you have to be a Buddhist. Growing up in Thailand, I was taught to appease the spirits and try to do good works so good things would happen to me. Thai … Read More