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Amharic

Ethiopian immigrants find Christ’s comfort in LHF books

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Each year, thousands of Ethiopians – many who are Christian – immigrate to the United States. Over the past decade, the LCMS has begun to connect to many of these immigrants, and now LHF is adding its support with Amharic and Oromo translations of Lutheran books like the Book of Concord, catechisms and A Child’s … Read More

Ethiopia: A Child’s Garden of Bible Stories published

Monday, May 1, 2017

It’s time for religion class, and a Lutheran school teacher walks into her classroom of 50 first graders. As she meets their expectant gazes, she sighs with frustration. How to teach them? She has no books, no materials. She’s out of ideas. For the past decade, the scenario described above has been all too common … Read More

Hammer of God for Ethiopia

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Through the generous support of the women of the LWML – Gulf States, Lutherans in Ethiopia (and Ethiopian immigrants here in the United States) now have a new book to deepen and bolster their faith: The Hammer of God, a book of Christian fiction that follows three pastors who learn the necessity of relying on … Read More

LCMS teachers use Amharic Book of Concord in Ethiopia’s seminaries

Friday, May 1, 2015

May 2015 – Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY) leaders have asked for the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod’s assistance in recovering their Lutheran identity by helping the EECMY to expand and improve their synod’s theological education and training. “Theological education is one of the LCMS’s core competencies,” said Rev. Dr. Albert Collver, director of church … Read More

LHF books used to teach deconess students in Ethiopia

Friday, March 1, 2013

In many African cultures, it’s socially unacceptable for a man to visit privately with a woman who is not his wife. So how can a woman who is spiritually troubled reach out to her pastor? One solution is to seek out a deaconess. A deaconess is a woman who is called to assist and support … Read More