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Africa

In Tanzania, LHF Books Fight Against Islam and the Witch Doctor

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

IN TANZANIA, THERE ARE 2,000 PARISHIONERS FOR EVERY LUTHERAN PASTOR. Rev. Jonathan Clausing (left), LCMS missionary and theological educator, is helping to address that imbalance by training up new pastors at St. Peter Lutheran Seminary in Himo (Moshi), Tanzania. Whether teaching Luther’s Small Catechism to new seminary students or leading continuing education seminars for pastors … Read More

5 New Catechism Translations Delivered to East Africa

Friday, July 31, 2020

More than 40,000 copies of Luther’s Small Catechism, translated by LHF into 8 different languages, have arrived in Nairobi, Kenya for distribution throughout East Africa. For 5 of those groups, it is the first time they can read the catechism in their own language. “As a time-tested publication, Luther’s Small Catechism continues to teach, inspire … Read More

A Message from South Sudan

Thursday, April 30, 2020

As “sheltering in place” has become the norm for us here in the United States, today I want to share with you the bigger picture of how this virus is affecting our mission partners around the world, and how the Holy Spirit is working through your mission offerings to LHF to shine the Light of … Read More

In Uganda, a Mother Chooses Life for her son

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Twenty-four years ago, in the small city of Kakinga, Uganda, a baby boy was born. His parents named him Obed, but sadly, Obed was not well. “As I was still a baby, a disease attacked me,” recalled Obed Orishaba. “For three years, my mom carried me to hospital every day, ten miles per walk. My … Read More

Missionary to Kenya needs Swahili books

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Dear LHF, I am a called missionary of the LCMS. We anticipate deploying to Kenya, where I will teach at Neema Lutheran College Matongo. As we are completing support raising and preparing to go, we are also working on Kiswahili. It would be of great advantage to have two books as we prepare. Would it … Read More