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LHF Finnish translator defrocked for faithful teaching

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

October 2014 – Christian persecution can take many forms. For Rev. Juhana Pohjola, LHF translator and project coordinator in Finland, it’s that he’s been formally defrocked (deemed “unfit to be a pastor”) by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland, or ELCF. What was Rev. Pohjola’s offense? Simply teaching according to Scripture and the Lutheran Confessions. “In … Read More

Fandrey accepts call to parish ministry

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

LHF Executive Director Rev. James Fandrey has accepted a call to serve as pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in Wood River, Nebraska. Rev. Fandrey will conclude his service at the Lutheran Heritage Foundation on June 30, 2013. “These past four-and-a-half years have been exciting, challenging years for me,” said Rev. Fandrey. “By the grace of … Read More

IRPRs Serve the LHF Mission

Saturday, September 1, 2012

September 2012 – “One of the best things that happened in my life was my contact with the Lutheran Heritage Foundation,” proclaims Rev. Herb Graf, an independent regional promotional representative (IRPR) for LHF in Texas. “It’s provided a wonderful opportunity to bring Jesus and God’s salvation to souls throughout the world.” The LHF staff and … Read More

LHF Founder Celebrates 50 Years in Ministry

Saturday, October 1, 2011

“And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write:  ‘The words of the holy one, the true one, who has the key of David,  who opens and no one will shut, who shuts and no one opens. I know your works.  Behold, I have set before you an open door, which no one is … Read More