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Luther returns to Rome… LHF Begins Work in Italy

Friday, July 23, 2021

For where two or three gather in My name, there am I with them. – Matthew 18:20 In most parts of the United States, finding a Lutheran church to join can be taken for granted. But imagine living where the only places to worship are high Roman Catholic cathedrals and the Kingdom Halls of the … Read More

Teacher Shaves Head to Raise Money for Missions

Friday, July 23, 2021

When Trinity-St. John Lutheran School in Nashville, IL chose to adopt LHF’s “Come and See Jesus: Bible Books for Indonesia” mission project with their chapel offerings, teacher Dawn Mueller knew she had an offer the students wouldn’t be able to resist: If they could raise $2,000 to provide 400 Bible storybooks for children in Indonesia, … Read More

In Uganda, the Holy Spirit Plants Faith with Catechism

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Near the center of the African continent, nestled below South Sudan sits Uganda, a country just a bit smaller than the state of Oregon. Within Uganda’s borders, more than 5,000 children attend Lutheran schools each day. “It is very important for our churches/congregations to have Lutheran Schools because our schools are outreach outposts, positioned to … Read More

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

Uniting the Ethiopian Lutheran Diaspora

Monday, May 17, 2021

diaspora /dahy-as-per-uh/ noun: any group that has been dispersed outside its traditional homeland Have you noticed African immigrants in your community? Do you know where they came from? And most importantly, do you know whether they know Jesus Christ? One large group of immigrants in America have traveled here from Ethiopia, a country of about … Read More