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Khmer

A Historic Event: the Khmer Book of Concord

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Twenty years ago, there was no Lutheran church body in Cambodia, a country in Southeast Asia just west of Vietnam. It’s been an amazing journey over the past couple of decades, but today, Lutheran church leaders there are celebrating a historic moment in the life of the Cambodia Lutheran Church (CLC): the translation and publication … Read More

District LWML Grants Share Gospel With Immigrants

Friday, January 22, 2021

The United States has always welcomed people from around the world to her shores. “While these immigrants and refugees come for a new life in a new country, we also recognize that many of them need one more thing: a new life in Christ,” said Rev. Matthew Heise, LHF executive director. In 2020, a dozen … Read More

Pastor’s Book Opens Bible for New Believers

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

When he first put pen to paper back in the late 1990s, Rev. Dr. Lane Burgland hoped his book, How to Read the Bible with Understanding, would help Christians sort through Scripture’s sometimes complex teachings. He never imagined that his translated book would be a Godsend to new believers in countries like Vietnam, Burma and … Read More

Putting Down Buddhism’s Burdens

Monday, January 13, 2020

Rev. Sopha Korn (pictured reading LHF’s Khmer translation of A Child’s Garden of Bible Stories to village children, at right) is a translator and distributor of LHF’s books in Cambodia. This is his story of finding peace in Christ, taught in LHF books. Buddhist Conversion to Christianity Tell us about yourself. How did you become … Read More

Catechism distributed at Cambodia’s National Day of Prayer

Monday, July 16, 2018

More than 300 people from many Christian denominations enthusiastically received their own copies of LHF’s Khmer-language Small Catechism at Cambodia’s recent National Day of Prayer gathering. LHF partnered with Lutheran Hour Ministries to distribute the books. “Before LHF came to Cambodia 15 years ago, there was no Lutheran church in Cambodia,” reflected Rev. Ted NaThalang, … Read More