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Lutherans model a different way of life to Buddhists

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

In a country that’s about 95 percent Buddhist, it’s not always easy to be a Christian. But since 2004, the Thailand Concordia Lutheran Church (TCLC) has been making inroads in shining the Light of Christ among their Buddhist neighbors. Fewer than 600 of Thailand’s 69 million people belong to the TCLC’s eight congregations and four … Read More

LHF translator falls asleep in Christ

Monday, November 25, 2019

1 John 4:18: Perfect love casts out fear. “To have Christ as the perfect love that drives out all fear is so meaningful.” – Rev. Kou Seying* This weekend, LHF Hmong translator, Rev. Laokouxang (Kou) Seying fell asleep in Christ. Rev. Seying spent his career sharing the Word with others as a missionary to Hmong … Read More

Illinois vicar needs Spanish Bibles

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Hello LHF, Thank you for all that you do in providing Lutheran resources for the sharing of God’s word! I was a LCMS GEO Missionary in Mexico and the Dominican Republic, and I have always appreciated the RVC Softcover Spanish Bible with Luther’s Small Catechism. Now I am a CTSFW Vicar working in Beardstown, IL … Read More

Missionary to Kenya needs Swahili books

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Dear LHF, I am a called missionary of the LCMS. We anticipate deploying to Kenya, where I will teach at Neema Lutheran College Matongo. As we are completing support raising and preparing to go, we are also working on Kiswahili. It would be of great advantage to have two books as we prepare. Would it … Read More

New translation in Nigeria

Monday, October 7, 2019

LHF is beginning work in a new language of Nigeria, Hausa. Hausa is spoken by about 67 million Nigerians, including Muslims in the northern region of the country. Translation will likely begin with an LHF publication called Guidelines for Sharing the Faith With Your Muslim Friend, as well as the Small Catechism. “The Hausa-speaking people are … Read More