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Ghana Lutheran School Celebrates 10 Years

Thursday, September 15, 2022

In September 2012, a dream came true for Rev. Dr. Nicholas Salifu, a Lutheran pastor in Ghana, when he opened a Lutheran day school in his home city of Bawku. What a difference the next 10 years made! After beginning classes with only one grade of 13 students, today Concordia Preparatory School boasts over 1,100 … Read More

46,000 Books Printed for Muslim Indonesia

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Thanks to the generous support of American Lutherans – including Sunday school and day school children who adopted “Come and See Jesus!” with their mission offerings – LHF has printed 46,000 Lutheran books for the people of Muslim Indonesia! “It cannot be expressed in words what children in the United States have done for their … Read More

LHF publishes new Spanish Hymnal

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

With great joy and excitement, the new Spanish Lutheran Hymnal (Himnario Luterano) has been released in the Dominican Republic. 19,000 copies have been printed and are now on their way to Lutheran churches throughout North, Central and South America. LHF Executive Director Rev. Dr. Matthew Heise and Assistant Executive Director Jeffrey Rahn attended the celebration … Read More

In the face of another trial, Finland is “in the Victory Parade!”

Friday, May 27, 2022

We thank and praise God that Bishop Juhana Pohjola, LHF’s coordinator for translation projects in Finland, and author Päivi Räsänen have been found not guilty of “incitement to hatred” for their work on the LHF pamphlet “Male and Female He Created Them” (which puts forth a Biblical view of marriage). The celebration has been short-lived, … Read More

A Lutheran Witness to Scattered Christians in Turkey

Friday, May 27, 2022

When the Lutheran churches in Muslim Turkey have fewer than 3 dozen worshipers on a Sunday, why translate and print 1,500 copies of a Lutheran devotion book? Anna Meyer*, a pastor’s wife who coordinates LHF’s publications in Turkey, is amazed at the thirst for God’s Word that she sees among the Turkish people. While many … Read More