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Ghana Lutherans Celebrate 60 Years in Mission

Monday, September 16, 2019

In August, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana (ELCG) celebrated its 60th anniversary, and an important highlight of that celebration was the dedication and distribution of new LHF publications in five Ghanaian languages.More than 700 people participated in the celebration, marking the birth of the ELCG in 1959. “Real Lutheran missionary efforts began in Ghana … Read More

Ghana: “Not one dollar is needed!”

Friday, September 29, 2017

by Rev. Dr. Nicholas Salifu Pastor, Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana The blood of Jesus not only protects, but it also enlivens our quest for eternal life. It transforms us, vanquishes fear and makes us free to love our neighbor. It is the love for our neighbor that has motivated the Lutheran Heritage Foundation to … Read More

Ghana Youth Grow in Faith and Understanding

Thursday, September 1, 2016

It was a sight to behold: in Bawku, northern Ghana, hundreds of Lutheran youth paraded through the streets to the palace of the paramount chief of the Kusasi tribe – who happens to be an idol worshipper. “Going to greet a chief or ‘big man’ is a traditional norm, so the youth went to his … Read More

Ghana receives Child’s Garden and Augsburg Confession

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Greetings in Jesus’ name! We have almost distributed all the books we received from you (A Child’s Garden of Bible Stories; Service Book and the Augsburg Confession). A reprint is required but it is proper they are revised. We have begun revising the Service Book as well as the Small Catechism, which is already being revised. The … Read More

LHF provides books for Ghana Lutheran school

Sunday, September 1, 2013

September 2013 – For most American children, September means sharpened pencils, a fresh box of crayons and new books. Now, children in Ghana will have the same experience at Concordia Preparatory School in Bawku, including receiving a new textbook: A Child’s Garden of Bible Stories, translated by LHF into their own language of Kusaal. “The children … Read More