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Cambodia

Catechism distributed at Cambodia’s National Day of Prayer

Monday, July 16, 2018

More than 300 people from many Christian denominations enthusiastically received their own copies of LHF’s Khmer-language Small Catechism at Cambodia’s recent National Day of Prayer gathering. LHF partnered with Lutheran Hour Ministries to distribute the books. “Before LHF came to Cambodia 15 years ago, there was no Lutheran church in Cambodia,” reflected Rev. Ted NaThalang, … Read More

Bringing Christ to the land of Buddha

Friday, September 29, 2017

by Rev. Ted Na Thalang LHF Coordinator for Southeast Asian projects In general, it’s part of Thai culture that to be a good Thai, you have to be a Buddhist. Growing up in Thailand, I was taught to appease the spirits and try to do good works so good things would happen to me. Thai … Read More

Reformation to Southeast Asia: LHF plans Book of Concord translations in 8 languages

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

September 2015 – In 2002, Rev. Ted NaThalang (LHF’s coordinator for Southeast Asian projects) traveled into Cambodia to see if there were any Lutherans to be found. “I met with 12 Christian leaders from different denominations. They asked me, ‘What kind of Christian are you?’ I said, ‘I’m Lutheran.” And they asked, ‘What’s that?’ They had … Read More

National LWML votes to “tell the next generation” in Southeast Asia

Monday, July 1, 2013

September 2013 – Thanks to the faithful giving of LWML women all across the nation, 15,000 children and families in Southeast Asia will soon be introduced to the Savior, Jesus Christ. At its national convention in June, LWML delegates voted to grant LHF $72,000 for LHF to translate and print books like A Child’s Garden of Bible … Read More