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Catechism

India: LHF Shares CPH Catechisms with the Poor

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

People living in the slums of Mumbai, India, are among the poorest in the world. More than a dozen people often crowd into a single room to sleep, and there typically is no indoor plumbing. Public restrooms dump human waste directly into the rivers (pictured at left). “It is the dream of every Indian parent … Read More

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