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Catechism

Nigeria: Why do we need the Reformation?

Monday, October 2, 2017

by Rev. Dr. Michael Adoga Rector, Jonathan Ekong Memorial Lutheran Seminary Why do we need the Reformation to come to Nigeria? For the same reason that Dr. Martin Luther offered his solution some 500 years ago, when he undertook the task of translating the Old and the New Testaments into his mother tongue (the German … Read More

“Mongolians have never heard the Bible stories before”

Monday, October 2, 2017

by Rev. Puje Jamsran Lutheran pastor in Mongolia Mongolia is blessed to have the Christian faith here for the last 25 years, after Communism ended with the fall of the Soviet Union. Christianity is growing, but materials in our language to equip churches and leaders are scarce. As a Lutheran church, we would like to … Read More

Ghana: “Not one dollar is needed!”

Friday, September 29, 2017

by Rev. Dr. Nicholas Salifu Pastor, Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana The blood of Jesus not only protects, but it also enlivens our quest for eternal life. It transforms us, vanquishes fear and makes us free to love our neighbor. It is the love for our neighbor that has motivated the Lutheran Heritage Foundation to … Read More

Bringing Christ to the land of Buddha

Friday, September 29, 2017

by Rev. Ted Na Thalang LHF Coordinator for Southeast Asian projects In general, it’s part of Thai culture that to be a good Thai, you have to be a Buddhist. Growing up in Thailand, I was taught to appease the spirits and try to do good works so good things would happen to me. Thai … Read More

Kazakh Christians learn to persevere in Muslim-dominated region

Friday, September 29, 2017

What follows is communications received at the LHF office from a Lutheran missionary working among the Kazakh people. Due to safety concerns, his identity and particulars about his location are being withheld. “The Kazakh people are over 99 percent Muslim, with only about two-tenths of one percent Christian representation. Overwhelming anti-Christian propaganda, religious persecution and … Read More