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Children

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

Lao Bible in Pictures Published

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Every Saturday night, Chef Tao Lee helps close the Pad Thai restaurant in Fresno, Calif. Though exhausted after a long and busy night, Lee faithfully sets his alarm for bright and early Sunday morning so he can make the two-hour drive to St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Stockton, where he is a deacon. Having received … Read More

Papua New Guinea receives Bible Storybooks

Thursday, September 1, 2016

At Irylea Lutheran Church, nestled in the central highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG), over 400 people packed the church to see, for the first time, a Lutheran Bible storybook written in their own language. At the September service to dedicate the Tok Pisin edition of A Child’s Garden of Bible Stories, a Sunday school … Read More

Ghana Youth Grow in Faith and Understanding

Thursday, September 1, 2016

It was a sight to behold: in Bawku, northern Ghana, hundreds of Lutheran youth paraded through the streets to the palace of the paramount chief of the Kusasi tribe – who happens to be an idol worshipper. “Going to greet a chief or ‘big man’ is a traditional norm, so the youth went to his … Read More

Fire damages Russian warehouse

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

A late-August fire at a storage facility in Martyshkino, Russia has partially destroyed LHF’s supply of Russian-language Lutheran books housed there. “According to neighbors, about 20-30 youth were goofing around the area about a half-hour before the fire. The fire was started accidentally by [those] youth drinking and smoking on the wooden stairs of the … Read More