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LHF History

Azerbaijan: Small Catechism supports growing Christian church

Thursday, September 28, 2017

“ Azerbaijan is a post-Soviet Muslim-majority country. However, there is a small but growing Christian minority. There is still not much theological literature in the Azerbaijani language. “Lutheran books, such as LHF’s newly-translated Small Catechism, are filling this gap by providing fundamental Bible teaching and explanation of the Lutheran doctrine for Azerbaijani believers, as well … Read More

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

Denmark: God’s Word for Muslim Immigrants

Thursday, September 28, 2017

by Rev. Knud Skov Lutheran pastor in Denmark As waves of refugees and migrants came in 2015, there were hundreds of Iranians and Syrians in Denmark. The Iranians (former Shia Muslims) were seeking Christian fellowship, and some of them came into our Lutheran churches. Now lately Syrians and Africans (Somali, Sudanese and from the Berber … Read More

From the LHF Executive Director: Looking to the next 25 years

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Who would have guessed what the Holy Spirit had in mind? In the spring of 1994, Rev. Robert Rahn was guest preacher at Guardian Lutheran Church in Dearborn, Mich., where the people were bidding a fond farewell to one of their members about to become a missionary in Russia – Matthew Heise. About 20 years … Read More