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Catechism

CPH gifts LHF with half-million catechisms

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

In recognition of LHF’s recent 25th anniversary celebration, Concordia Publishing House (CPH), the publishing arm of The Lutheran Church―Missouri Synod, has presented an incredible gift to the Lutheran Heritage Foundation: 500,000 English-language copies of A Simple Explanation of Christianity (Small Catechism enchiridion). LHF will distribute the catechisms to mission contacts throughout Africa, Asia and Southeast … Read More

Catechism distributed at Cambodia’s National Day of Prayer

Monday, July 16, 2018

More than 300 people from many Christian denominations enthusiastically received their own copies of LHF’s Khmer-language Small Catechism at Cambodia’s recent National Day of Prayer gathering. LHF partnered with Lutheran Hour Ministries to distribute the books. “Before LHF came to Cambodia 15 years ago, there was no Lutheran church in Cambodia,” reflected Rev. Ted NaThalang, … Read More

Spanish-Speaking Children Receive God’s Word

Monday, July 16, 2018

In Tijuana, Mexico, a hungry boy sits down to his breakfast at a Lutheran mercy center and looks through his brand new Bible storybook while he eats. In Guatemala, a short-term missionary hands a Spanish Bible with Small Catechism to a woman who has been yearning to read the Word of God. And in Peru, … Read More

Spanish-Speaking Detainees Need Christ’s Love

Thursday, May 3, 2018

I was in prison and you came to visit me … I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.” – Matthew 25:36, 40 According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons, nearly one-third of the prison and detention center population in the … Read More

The Holy Spirit works through the Small Catechism in Haiti

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

For over 15 years, Sue Gross has led the Haitian Lutheran Mission Project (HLMP) in its many short-term mission trips to Haiti, where they have provided a great deal of physical care for the people, including eyeglasses and meals for Lutheran school children. Then one day, Sue had an epiphany. “Our mission society had been … Read More