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Book of Concord

Ethiopian immigrants find Christ’s comfort in LHF books

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Each year, thousands of Ethiopians – many who are Christian – immigrate to the United States. Over the past decade, the LCMS has begun to connect to many of these immigrants, and now LHF is adding its support with Amharic and Oromo translations of Lutheran books like the Book of Concord, catechisms and A Child’s … Read More

Haiti and Africa: French books like the Book of Concord revitalize pastors

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Take a look in any American pastor’s study and you’re likely to see books – shelves overflowing, even piles of books on the floor. But in poverty-stricken areas of the world like Africa and Haiti, many pastors consider themselves fortunate if they have even one or two theological books written in a language they can … Read More

Fire damages Russian warehouse

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

A late-August fire at a storage facility in Martyshkino, Russia has partially destroyed LHF’s supply of Russian-language Lutheran books housed there. “According to neighbors, about 20-30 youth were goofing around the area about a half-hour before the fire. The fire was started accidentally by [those] youth drinking and smoking on the wooden stairs of the … Read More

LHF books encourage persecuted Christians in Nigeria

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

July 2015 – Week after week, the terrifying headlines keep coming from Nigeria: “Churches burned in suspected Boko Haram attack.” “Dozens killed in raids on churches.” “Boko Haram attack caps week of bloodshed.” It’s estimated that more than 13,000 Nigerians have been killed over the past six years by Boko Haram, a Muslim extremist group allied … Read More