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LHF begins work in a new region of the world: Eritrea

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Less than 400 miles up the coast from Somalia in east Africa, there is a small country called Eritrea. Though there is much greater freedom of religion in Eritrea than in Somalia (half the population is Christian, and the other half Sunni Muslim), Eritreans are leaving their country in droves. At a rate of 3,000 … Read More

In Somalia, Books Go Where Missionaries Cannot

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Somalia, in northeast Africa, is one of the world’s most dangerous places to be a Christian. Over 99 percent of the country’s population identifies as Muslim, and it’s not hard to see why. Sharia law is enshrined in Somalia’s constitution, and anyone who expresses doubt about Islam or even curiosity about another religion faces intense … Read More

Iranian immigrant needs Small Catechism

Friday, May 31, 2019

Dear LHF, My daughter is dating an immigrant from Iran. He was not raised with a faith and has been visiting church with my daughter. We purchased a Bible for him in Farsi. We’d be glad to donate to LHF projects to acquire a copy of Luther’s Small Catechism in Farsi if any copies are … Read More

Haitian outreach mission needs books

Friday, May 31, 2019

Good Evening, I would like to know how to request a few books that you publish in multiple languages, preferably English and Haitian Creole. If possible, can you send a catalog with books you have to offer? I really need books for my youth to help them understand their purpose and understand the true meaning … Read More

Gospel Brings Comfort to Persecuted Kachin Families

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Imagine mortar shells exploding around your hometown. The screams of women and children being attacked fill your ears; you and your family must flee – now! – or you’ll be killed. Your elderly grandmother urges you to leave her behind, but you cannot bring yourself to leave her for dead. So your family throws together … Read More