Category

Country

LHF begins work in a new region of the world: Eritrea

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Less than 400 miles up the coast from Somalia in east Africa, there is a small country called Eritrea. Though there is much greater freedom of religion in Eritrea than in Somalia (half the population is Christian, and the other half Sunni Muslim), Eritreans are leaving their country in droves. At a rate of 3,000 … Read More

In Somalia, Books Go Where Missionaries Cannot

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Somalia, in northeast Africa, is one of the world’s most dangerous places to be a Christian. Over 99 percent of the country’s population identifies as Muslim, and it’s not hard to see why. Sharia law is enshrined in Somalia’s constitution, and anyone who expresses doubt about Islam or even curiosity about another religion faces intense … Read More

Pastor’s Wife Shares Good News In Workplace

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Anyone who’s ever gone to an LWML, LEA or LCMS district convention has seen exhibitor tables, where companies and organizations distribute brochures and free giveaway items like pens, keychains or stress balls. Chances are, the stress ball you pick up might be from an imprinting company called Ariel Premium Supply, headquartered in St. Louis, Mo. … Read More

Gospel Brings Comfort to Persecuted Kachin Families

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Imagine mortar shells exploding around your hometown. The screams of women and children being attacked fill your ears; you and your family must flee – now! – or you’ll be killed. Your elderly grandmother urges you to leave her behind, but you cannot bring yourself to leave her for dead. So your family throws together … Read More

India: LHF Shares CPH Catechisms with the Poor

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

People living in the slums of Mumbai, India, are among the poorest in the world. More than a dozen people often crowd into a single room to sleep, and there typically is no indoor plumbing. Public restrooms dump human waste directly into the rivers (pictured at left). “It is the dream of every Indian parent … Read More