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The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light!

Monday, November 29, 2021

When the Soviet Union fell 30 years ago, doors opened to telling generations of atheists about the newborn Savior. Rev. Leif Camp first went to Russia as a volunteer missionary from 1995-1997, then was called as a missionary to the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ingria in Russia (ELCIR) in 2000. Here, he describes what life … Read More

Those dark nights were illuminated with the glory of heaven

Monday, November 29, 2021

It did not matter whether winter was snowy or not. Back in the 1970s, Christmas could be white or rainy, and yet it was still Christmas in the western parts of Ukraine. It was also quite different from celebrations that we have now. The USSR was not just an atheistic country. The Soviet government declared … Read More

A Historic Event: the Khmer Book of Concord

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Twenty years ago, there was no Lutheran church body in Cambodia, a country in Southeast Asia just west of Vietnam. It’s been an amazing journey over the past couple of decades, but today, Lutheran church leaders there are celebrating a historic moment in the life of the Cambodia Lutheran Church (CLC): the translation and publication … Read More

“This is how God is going to speak to people!”

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Watching the terrifying scenes from Afghanistan unfolding, Yvette began to mentally prepare. Soon there would be a flood of Afghan families arriving in her area, and she needed to be ready to speak their language. So she contacted the Lutheran Heritage Foundation. As the Washington D.C. area director of a Christian mission organization – one … Read More

Luther returns to Rome… LHF Begins Work in Italy

Friday, July 23, 2021

For where two or three gather in My name, there am I with them. – Matthew 18:20 In most parts of the United States, finding a Lutheran church to join can be taken for granted. But imagine living where the only places to worship are high Roman Catholic cathedrals and the Kingdom Halls of the … Read More