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Pastor’s Book Opens Bible for New Believers

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

When he first put pen to paper back in the late 1990s, Rev. Dr. Lane Burgland hoped his book, How to Read the Bible with Understanding, would help Christians sort through Scripture’s sometimes complex teachings. He never imagined that his translated book would be a Godsend to new believers in countries like Vietnam, Burma and … Read More

Pastor needs Finnish Small Catechism

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Greetings, First, I thank you for your continued work for the good of the Gospel and spreading the solidly Biblical Confession of the Lutheran Church. Second I thank you for the help you have given me in the past concerning with acquiring Finnish material My book request is for the most recent Small Catechism in … Read More

A Message from South Sudan

Thursday, April 30, 2020

As “sheltering in place” has become the norm for us here in the United States, today I want to share with you the bigger picture of how this virus is affecting our mission partners around the world, and how the Holy Spirit is working through your mission offerings to LHF to shine the Light of … Read More

Indonesia: Bringing the Small Catechism into Public Schools

Thursday, March 26, 2020

When guessing which country in the world has the largest population of Muslims, most people probably wouldn’t think of Indonesia in Southeast Asia, where about 85% of the nation’s 270 million citizens follow the teachings of Islam. Although the majority of the country is Sunni Muslim, Indonesia’s founders admired diversity, so the country does not … Read More

Despite Increasing Persecution, LCMS Missionary is Introducing Muslims to Jesus

Friday, March 20, 2020

Kazakhstan – the world’s largest landlocked country, sandwiched between Russia, China and the Middle East – is at a crossroads, literally and figuratively. The contemporary, modern lines of Astana, the capital city, stand in stark contrast to the snowcapped mountains where eagle hunters practice their centuries-old craft. But one aspect of Kazakh life that remains … Read More