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Kenya

Two years with no rain…but quenched with the Word of God

Monday, September 16, 2019

In late August, Rev. George Ondieki (LHF translator in Kenya, Africa) and Tuomo Simojoki (coordinator for the LHF-Kenya office, pictured at the top of the stack of photos below) set out for the Kitui region of Kenya, boxes of catechisms and Bible storybooks packing the trunk of their vehicle. As the two men traveled the … Read More

Somali Child’s Garden of Bible Stories given to Somali families

Sunday, January 1, 2017

January 2015 – Somalia is often called “the country most hostile to the Gospel” – a seemingly impossible mission. In the militantly Muslim country of Somalia, threats to physical safety are so great that only 0.01% of the population dare to call themselves Christian. It would seem impossible to share the Good News in such a hard … Read More

Kenyan pastor shares Gospel with Finland’s immigrants

Friday, January 1, 2016

What’s a pastor from Kenya, Africa, to do when he marries and moves to Finland, just 450 miles from the Arctic Circle? Why, continue preaching and teaching, of course – to the Finns, Kenyans, Poles and Latvians who enter the doors of St. Barnabas International Evangelical Lutheran Church in Helsinki. Rev. Richard Otiso was born in … Read More

LHF translator continues work in Muslim-dominated camp

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Okach Omot Opiew lives with his wife and young children in the Dadaab Refugee Camp, located in Kenya near the Somalia border. Dadaab recently made U.S. headlines when members of Al Shabaab, al Qaeda’s affiliate in Somalia, opened fire on non-Muslims living in the camp. Unfortunately, such shootings aren’t out of the norm in Dadaab, … Read More