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Catechism

In Tanzania, LHF Books Fight Against Islam and the Witch Doctor

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

IN TANZANIA, THERE ARE 2,000 PARISHIONERS FOR EVERY LUTHERAN PASTOR. Rev. Jonathan Clausing (left), LCMS missionary and theological educator, is helping to address that imbalance by training up new pastors at St. Peter Lutheran Seminary in Himo (Moshi), Tanzania. Whether teaching Luther’s Small Catechism to new seminary students or leading continuing education seminars for pastors … Read More

Resurrecting Lutheranism in Transylvania

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Transylvania – the birthplace of Bram Stoker’s Dracula – is a mysterious land shrouded in myths and superstition. But for Rev. Sorin Trifa, it’s home. Located in modern-day Romania, Transylvania was settled nearly 5 centuries ago by German Saxon immigrants, who brought with them their Lutheran faith. In fact, “the first book ever printed into … Read More

5 New Catechism Translations Delivered to East Africa

Friday, July 31, 2020

More than 40,000 copies of Luther’s Small Catechism, translated by LHF into 8 different languages, have arrived in Nairobi, Kenya for distribution throughout East Africa. For 5 of those groups, it is the first time they can read the catechism in their own language. “As a time-tested publication, Luther’s Small Catechism continues to teach, inspire … Read More

A Message from South Sudan

Thursday, April 30, 2020

As “sheltering in place” has become the norm for us here in the United States, today I want to share with you the bigger picture of how this virus is affecting our mission partners around the world, and how the Holy Spirit is working through your mission offerings to LHF to shine the Light of … Read More

Indonesia: Bringing the Small Catechism into Public Schools

Thursday, March 26, 2020

When guessing which country in the world has the largest population of Muslims, most people probably wouldn’t think of Indonesia in Southeast Asia, where about 85% of the nation’s 270 million citizens follow the teachings of Islam. Although the majority of the country is Sunni Muslim, Indonesia’s founders admired diversity, so the country does not … Read More