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LHF celebrates 25 years of God’s blessings

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

More than 225 people attended LHF’s 25th anniversary celebration, which featured speakers Rev. Nicholas Salifu from Ghana and Bishop Slavik Horpynchuk of Ukraine. Below are photos from the event taken by photographer Jim Shields.  

Rev. Rod Benkendorf accepts call to LHF

Thursday, August 23, 2018

The Rev. Rod Benkendorf has accepted a call to serve in development and church relations at the Lutheran Heritage Foundation. He will be installed at Concordia Lutheran Church in Frohna, Missouri on Sept. 16 at 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend the service and a reception afterward. In his new position, Rev. Benkendorf will … Read More

Rev. Dr. Dinku Bato accepts call to Lutheran Heritage Foundation

Monday, March 12, 2018

Rev. Dr. Dinku Bato has accepted the call to the Lutheran Heritage Foundation (LHF) to serve as coordinator of LHF’s African translation projects. Rev. Bato’s installation service will take place at Jehovah Lutheran Church in St. Paul, Minn. on Sunday, March 25 at the end of their 11:30 a.m. Ethiopian-outreach service. “LHF is currently at … Read More

In Mozambique: A Translator Comes to Faith

Thursday, October 5, 2017

By Rev. Dr. Carlos Winterle Missionary to Mozambique from the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Brazil Mozambique people are bound to their fears and sins by their traditional religions (ancestors’ cult) and also by Pentecostal churches. But now the peace and freedom by grace through faith in Jesus that Luther experienced in the 16th century are … Read More

Bringing Christ to the land of Buddha

Friday, September 29, 2017

by Rev. Ted Na Thalang LHF Coordinator for Southeast Asian projects In general, it’s part of Thai culture that to be a good Thai, you have to be a Buddhist. Growing up in Thailand, I was taught to appease the spirits and try to do good works so good things would happen to me. Thai … Read More