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Catechism

5,000 More Spanish Bibles Needed in Cuba

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Dear LHF, March 2012 – Grace and Peace from our Lord Jesus Christ be multiplied to you. I am very happy you are interested and concerned about Cuba and particularly for the Church here. The Lutheran Church in Cuba was organized by missionaries from the Southern District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod early last … Read More

Nigeria’s Yala Catechism Nearing Completion

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

October 2011 – Yalaland might sound like a make-believe country in a child’s imagination, but the region in southeast Nigeria is quite real. There, the Yala people mostly make their living by raising crops like yams, cassava and rice. And on Sundays, hundreds of Yala worship at one of Yalaland’s 10 Lutheran congregations. However, Yala Lutherans … Read More

Small Catechism Brings Peace to Tokyo in Wake of Earthquake and Tsunami

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

March 2011 – In the midst of the destruction of the 8.9 earthquake and resulting tsunami that struck Japan on March 11, reporters asked Tokyo governor Shintaro Ishihara, “How should the Japanese people view the quake?” Ishihara, who is Buddhist and Shinto, shocked many people when he replied, “The identity of the Japanese people is greed. … Read More

Large Catechism Translated into Efik Language for Nigeria

Saturday, January 1, 2011

January 2011 – “The common people, especially in the villages, have no knowledge whatever of Christian doctrine…yet, everyone says that they are Christian, have been baptized and received Holy Sacraments, even though they cannot even recite the Lord’s Prayer or the Creed or the Ten Commandments…” Though written centuries ago in Germany, these words of Martin … Read More

Seminary Graduate Brings New Catechisms to Ghana

Saturday, January 1, 2011

January 2011 – Nicholas Salifu graduated from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Mo. this fall with a definite plan in mind: “I have asked the Lord to help me bring the Gospel to people, to train more leaders, do translation, do literacy and plant churches,” Salifu said. God has answered his prayer.  Just a few months … Read More