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Children

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

Incredible Response to New LHF Book

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Wow…amazing!! More than 80 percent of Vietnam’s people say they are atheist. And yet, just 2 DAYS after launching an announcement about LHF’s “Bible Stories in Pictures – Old Testament” in Vietnam, *more than 2,000 copies* of the 3,000 that were printed have been claimed! “This shows that LHF books are really well received by … Read More

As Venezuela Crumbles, God’s Word Brings Comfort

Monday, March 18, 2019

What is a pastor – or a church body – to do as their country falls apart? It’s a very real question for Rev. Miguelángel Pérez, president of the Lutheran Church of Venezuela (LCV) and for Rev. David Ernst, an LCMS pastor called to serve the LCV. Once a prosperous country, Venezuela today is in … Read More

River of Life Makes Big Splash in Poland

Monday, September 17, 2018

This summer, a Lutheran school teacher, a military supply chain manager and a 12-year-old girl and her father shared the Gospel with children in Poland using LHF’s “River of Life” VBS curriculum. For the past 10 years, the LCMS Office of International Ministry (OIM) has coordinated short-term mission volunteers to run summertime English as a … Read More