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Illinois vicar needs Spanish Bibles

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Hello LHF, Thank you for all that you do in providing Lutheran resources for the sharing of God’s word! I was a LCMS GEO Missionary in Mexico and the Dominican Republic, and I have always appreciated the RVC Softcover Spanish Bible with Luther’s Small Catechism. Now I am a CTSFW Vicar working in Beardstown, IL … Read More

Missionary to Kenya needs Swahili books

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Dear LHF, I am a called missionary of the LCMS. We anticipate deploying to Kenya, where I will teach at Neema Lutheran College Matongo. As we are completing support raising and preparing to go, we are also working on Kiswahili. It would be of great advantage to have two books as we prepare. Would it … Read More

New translation in Nigeria

Monday, October 7, 2019

LHF is beginning work in a new language of Nigeria, Hausa. Hausa is spoken by about 67 million Nigerians, including Muslims in the northern region of the country. Translation will likely begin with an LHF publication called Guidelines for Sharing the Faith With Your Muslim Friend, as well as the Small Catechism. “The Hausa-speaking people are … Read More

Two years with no rain…but quenched with the Word of God

Monday, September 16, 2019

In late August, Rev. George Ondieki (LHF translator in Kenya, Africa) and Tuomo Simojoki (coordinator for the LHF-Kenya office, pictured at the top of the stack of photos below) set out for the Kitui region of Kenya, boxes of catechisms and Bible storybooks packing the trunk of their vehicle. As the two men traveled the … 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