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Ethiopian immigrants find Christ’s comfort in LHF books

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Each year, thousands of Ethiopians – many who are Christian – immigrate to the United States. Over the past decade, the LCMS has begun to connect to many of these immigrants, and now LHF is adding its support with Amharic and Oromo translations of Lutheran books like the Book of Concord, catechisms and A Child’s … Read More

Ethiopia: A Child’s Garden of Bible Stories published

Monday, May 1, 2017

It’s time for religion class, and a Lutheran school teacher walks into her classroom of 50 first graders. As she meets their expectant gazes, she sighs with frustration. How to teach them? She has no books, no materials. She’s out of ideas. For the past decade, the scenario described above has been all too common … Read More

Arabic Bible storybook now available

Monday, May 1, 2017

More than 420 million people worldwide speak Arabic, and not surprisingly, many of those Arabic-speakers are Muslim. But what might be surprising is how few Christian – and more specifically, Lutheran – resources exist for sharing the Gospel with Arabic-speakers. Now, thanks to LHF’s partnership with Lutheran Hour Ministries (LHM) and the Michigan and Carolinas LWMLs, a … Read More

Mongolia: Child’s Garden of Bible Stories published

Sunday, January 1, 2017

In the wide open spaces of Mongolia, travelers on the road may see ovoos, tringular collections of rocks piled on top of one another. “Mongolians are in awe of the Great God of the Blue Sky, Burxhan,” said LHF executive director Rev. Matthew Heise, who has visited the country several times to teach. “Ovoos are … Read More

Somali Child’s Garden of Bible Stories given to Somali families

Sunday, January 1, 2017

January 2015 – Somalia is often called “the country most hostile to the Gospel” – a seemingly impossible mission. In the militantly Muslim country of Somalia, threats to physical safety are so great that only 0.01% of the population dare to call themselves Christian. It would seem impossible to share the Good News in such a hard … Read More