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Kusaal

Teaching the Augsburg Confession to 7th Graders

Monday, May 17, 2021

Way back in 1530, Philipp Melanchthon presented the Augsburg Confession, an exposition on 30 points of the Lutheran faith, to Charles V, who had been crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Clement VII. Would Melanchthon ever have guessed that nearly 500 years later, junior high students in Ghana would study his words, now translated into … Read More

Ghana Lutherans Celebrate 60 Years in Mission

Monday, September 16, 2019

In August, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana (ELCG) celebrated its 60th anniversary, and an important highlight of that celebration was the dedication and distribution of new LHF publications in five Ghanaian languages.More than 700 people participated in the celebration, marking the birth of the ELCG in 1959. “Real Lutheran missionary efforts began in Ghana … Read More

LWML Utah-Idaho District provides Bible storybooks for Ghana children

Friday, December 22, 2017

Thanks to the faithful support of the LWML Utah-Idaho District, Lutheran—and Muslim!—families in northern Ghana are receiving their very own Bible storybooks, written in their Kusaal language. At their 2014 district convention, women of the Utah-Idaho LWML voted to send $3,000 of their mission mites to the Lutheran Heritage Foundation (LHF). LHF is a recognized … Read More

Ghana: “Not one dollar is needed!”

Friday, September 29, 2017

by Rev. Dr. Nicholas Salifu Pastor, Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana The blood of Jesus not only protects, but it also enlivens our quest for eternal life. It transforms us, vanquishes fear and makes us free to love our neighbor. It is the love for our neighbor that has motivated the Lutheran Heritage Foundation to … Read More

Ghana Youth Grow in Faith and Understanding

Thursday, September 1, 2016

It was a sight to behold: in Bawku, northern Ghana, hundreds of Lutheran youth paraded through the streets to the palace of the paramount chief of the Kusasi tribe – who happens to be an idol worshipper. “Going to greet a chief or ‘big man’ is a traditional norm, so the youth went to his … Read More