Translator Spotlight: Ex-Muslim spreads Gospel through catechism

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

As a teen, Hesham Shehab took his gun and prowled the streets of Lebanon by night, stalking his Christian enemies. Today, he is a Lutheran pastor and translator/editor for LHF’s Arabic materials. It’s an amazing story of God’s ability to transform a dark soul. In 1960, Rev. Shehab was born to a Lebanese Muslim family … Read More

Arabic Bible storybook now available

Monday, May 1, 2017

More than 420 million people worldwide speak Arabic, and not surprisingly, many of those Arabic-speakers are Muslim. But what might be surprising is how few Christian – and more specifically, Lutheran – resources exist for sharing the Gospel with Arabic-speakers. Now, thanks to LHF’s partnership with Lutheran Hour Ministries (LHM) and the Michigan and Carolinas LWMLs, a … Read More

Delivering the true Word of God during Ramadan

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

July, 2014 – Rev. Jim Buckman, a U.S. military chaplain stationed in Qatar, writes: There is no LCMS-affiliated church in Qatar. The government of Qatar has allowed the building of “Church City”- a huge site with half a dozen church buildings on it, used by over 90 different congregations each week. The Christian community has … Read More

Extended Interview with Rev. Karim Baidaoui

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

LHF recently spoke with Rev. Karim Baidaoui, missionary-at-large for the Texas District who is called to reach out to Arabic-speaking people with the Good News of Jesus Christ.  LHF will soon publish the Arabic edition of Luther’s Small Catechism, a resource Rev. Karim eagerly anticipates for his ministry. LHF:  If you were to poll your … Read More

Letters to Fadi

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

And why is it important to share the sure hope of eternal life, peace and salvation with our Arabic neighbors? Read on… Following are excerpts from letters received by the Lutheran Hour Ministry’s Lebanon office (MELM) in response to their Christian radio programming. If requested, MELM follows up by sending Lutheran materials, such as LHF’s … Read More