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Russian Missionary Says “Trust in the Lord”

Friday, March 25, 2022

Grace and Peace from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. I apologize for taking so long in writing this prayer letter, especially as I know many are concerned. Consider this: first we faced the Covid pandemic/plague; and now we face war and rumor of war, or rather “special operation.” As Christians, we all know that … Read More

LHF Translator Continues to Share the Gospel in Wartime

Friday, March 25, 2022

Rev. Slavik Horpynchuk, bishop of the Ukrainian Lutheran Church and project coordinator for LHF projects in Ukraine, is continuing to preach the Good News from safe cover while war rages in his home country. While the flock of Resurrection Lutheran Church in Kyiv is scattered, Rev. Horpynchuk is using social media to broadcast daily prayers … Read More

Your gifts at work: Catechisms for Ukrainian Refugee Children

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

This Christmas season in Ukraine, your donations to the LHF mission made it possible for the Ukrainian Lutheran Church to present a most precious gift to refugee children: Luther’s Small Catechism, written in the Ukrainian language. The refugees have arrived in Kyiv from the Donetsk Oblast (region) that was occupied by Russians after they occupied … Read More

Georgia: Sowing the Gospel on the Hard Soil of False Religions, Communism

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

When you travel to the country of Georgia (not the state here in the U.S.!), one of the first images you see upon leaving the capital Tbilisi is a small, ancient monastery perched high atop a hill at the confluences of the Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers. Having been built in 605 A.D., the Jvari Monastery … Read More

Mozambique: Building up a Lutheran Church

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Rev. Abel Sifa (pictured above), LHF translator and a pastor in the Christian Lutheran Church of Concord in Mozambique (ICCM), reports that LHF’s Small Catechism in the Sena language is making a big impact in his part of Africa: “We thank God for the Lutheran Heritage Foundation for being our visionary and tireless partner, chosen … Read More