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Dominican Republic

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

Dominican Republic: “Lutherans make it simple and clear!”

Thursday, September 28, 2017

A question-and-answer session with Rev. David Preus, LCMS missionary to the Dominican Republic Q: How does having good Lutheran books, written in your own language, help the church in the Dominican Republic to grow stronger in faith and/or greater in number (Gospel outreach)? A: Having solid Lutheran books translated into Spanish provides our people with … Read More

25 Years in Mission: South America

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Dominican Republic Rev. David Preus LCMS missionary In the Dominican Republic (DR), a predominantly Catholic culture, it seems the issues faced by the Lutheran Reformation are more relevant to this culture than perhaps others. Steeped in medieval-like Catholic superstition, it is common practice for Dominican priests to charge their people for religious services. Much as … Read More