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Arabic

Syrian refugee needs Arabic books

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

May God be with you. I am a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Alberta, Canada. I have been contacted by a Syrian refugee in Lebanon and now our church is considering sponsoring him as a refugee to come to Canada. I am searching for Arabic language materials as he grows in his Christian … Read More

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