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Ghana

Teaching the Augsburg Confession to 7th Graders

Monday, May 17, 2021

Way back in 1530, Philipp Melanchthon presented the Augsburg Confession, an exposition on 30 points of the Lutheran faith, to Charles V, who had been crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Clement VII. Would Melanchthon ever have guessed that nearly 500 years later, junior high students in Ghana would study his words, now translated into … Read More

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