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Cambodia

District LWML Grants Share Gospel With Immigrants

Friday, January 22, 2021

The United States has always welcomed people from around the world to her shores. “While these immigrants and refugees come for a new life in a new country, we also recognize that many of them need one more thing: a new life in Christ,” said Rev. Matthew Heise, LHF executive director. In 2020, a dozen … Read More

Putting Down Buddhism’s Burdens

Monday, January 13, 2020

Rev. Sopha Korn (pictured reading LHF’s Khmer translation of A Child’s Garden of Bible Stories to village children, at right) is a translator and distributor of LHF’s books in Cambodia. This is his story of finding peace in Christ, taught in LHF books. Buddhist Conversion to Christianity Tell us about yourself. How did you become … Read More

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