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Russia

100 Years Later, LHF Follows Russian Bishop’s Trail

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Almost 100 years ago, Bishop Theophil Meyer of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Russia traveled across Siberia in order to reconnect with Lutherans that had fallen away from the Faith or were “sheep stolen” by Evangelical Baptist groups. The Bolshevik Revolution had wreaked havoc upon the land and the Church struggled mightily to respond to … Read More

God’s Church still stands

Monday, November 19, 2018

The images of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in the village of Kolpanny, Russia are stunning. Rubble and smoke surround the church built in the late 18th century, but it remains relatively undamaged as buildings around it lie in ruins. Stanzas of Nikolai Gruntvig’s classic hymn come to mind… “Built on the Rock, the church shall … Read More

Russian study Bible brings new understanding

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Even for the longtime Christian, Scripture can be confusing. The catechism’s question, “What does this mean?” often comes to mind. Just in time for Christmas, LHF’s many supporters are providing a gift to the people of Russia to help them better understand God’s Word to them: a Bible with study notes. “This is something the people … Read More

In Russia: the Church Grows Exponentially

Thursday, October 5, 2017

By Rev. Evgeny Raskatov “For the past six months at St. Anne Lutheran Church (in the heart of St. Petersburg, Russia), we have been actively engaged in missionary activities using LHF books. We made bags with the church logo and placed inside some of LHF’s books. Several times a month, we conduct excursions around the … Read More

LHF founder looks back at 25 years in mission

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

“I’m here to raise a banner for the Lord, and I’m looking for people who will stand with us on the truth of Scripture.” “It’s not something I talk about very much, but as I look back on it, it’s clear that the Lord had a path arranged for the Lutheran Heritage Foundation from the … Read More