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Children

Teacher Shaves Head to Raise Money for Missions

Friday, July 23, 2021

When Trinity-St. John Lutheran School in Nashville, IL chose to adopt LHF’s “Come and See Jesus: Bible Books for Indonesia” mission project with their chapel offerings, teacher Dawn Mueller knew she had an offer the students wouldn’t be able to resist: If they could raise $2,000 to provide 400 Bible storybooks for children in Indonesia, … Read More

Teaching the Augsburg Confession to 7th Graders

Monday, May 17, 2021

Way back in 1530, Philipp Melanchthon presented the Augsburg Confession, an exposition on 30 points of the Lutheran faith, to Charles V, who had been crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Clement VII. Would Melanchthon ever have guessed that nearly 500 years later, junior high students in Ghana would study his words, now translated into … 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

Despite Increasing Persecution, LCMS Missionary is Introducing Muslims to Jesus

Friday, March 20, 2020

Kazakhstan – the world’s largest landlocked country, sandwiched between Russia, China and the Middle East – is at a crossroads, literally and figuratively. The contemporary, modern lines of Astana, the capital city, stand in stark contrast to the snowcapped mountains where eagle hunters practice their centuries-old craft. But one aspect of Kazakh life that remains … Read More