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Africa

CPH gifts LHF with half-million catechisms

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

In recognition of LHF’s recent 25th anniversary celebration, Concordia Publishing House (CPH), the publishing arm of The Lutheran Church―Missouri Synod, has presented an incredible gift to the Lutheran Heritage Foundation: 500,000 English-language copies of A Simple Explanation of Christianity (Small Catechism enchiridion). LHF will distribute the catechisms to mission contacts throughout Africa, Asia and Southeast … Read More

LHF translator suffers attack

Monday, November 19, 2018

Rev. Mohamed Gurhan, LHF’s translator for Somalia, has suffered a physical attack. He writes [with some details omitted for his protection]: “Dear brothers in the Lord, on Sept. 27, I went to [the city] for a court decision related to my property against two Islamist mullahs (teachers). On October 3, the court reached a verdict … Read More

South Sudan seminary celebrates new class of students

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

In South Sudan, where there are only 66 ordained pastors to serve nearly 200 congregations in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in South Sudan/Sudan (ELCSS/S), a new class of 25 students has begun their seminary studies. Rev. Robert Rahn, founder of the Lutheran Heritage Foundation, traveled to the town of Yambio, South Sudan to preach 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