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Spanish

Peru: “LHF gives us a tool to instruct”

Thursday, September 28, 2017

by Rev. Herb Burch LCMS missionary formerly to Peru, now to Belize Many people in Perú have been confused by alternative translations of the Bible. (i.e, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mormons, etc.). LHF’s RVC Bible with Small Catechism gives us missionaries a tool to instruct, both in the basics of the Christian faith and also in Bible … Read More

Dominican Republic: “Lutherans make it simple and clear!”

Thursday, September 28, 2017

A question-and-answer session with Rev. David Preus, LCMS missionary to the Dominican Republic Q: How does having good Lutheran books, written in your own language, help the church in the Dominican Republic to grow stronger in faith and/or greater in number (Gospel outreach)? A: Having solid Lutheran books translated into Spanish provides our people with … Read More

25 Years in Mission: South America

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Dominican Republic Rev. David Preus LCMS missionary In the Dominican Republic (DR), a predominantly Catholic culture, it seems the issues faced by the Lutheran Reformation are more relevant to this culture than perhaps others. Steeped in medieval-like Catholic superstition, it is common practice for Dominican priests to charge their people for religious services. Much as … Read More

Spanish Bibles Bring Gospel Light to Prison Ministries

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Let brotherly love continue… Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body.  (Hebrews 13: 1, 3 ESV) Every week, Lutheran pastors and lay people pass through security into the 1,500+ prisons scattered throughout the United States. They come armed … Read More

Detention centers share Spanish Bibles

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

July 2014 – No matter one’s political opinion on the tens of thousands of illegal immigrants pouring over the U.S.-Mexico border, one thing Christians can agree on is the need for the immigrants to hear the Word of God. Pastors Karl and Stephen Heimer (father and son) and a team from Ysleta Lutheran Mission Human Care … Read More