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

Nigeria: Why do we need the Reformation?

Monday, October 2, 2017

by Rev. Dr. Michael Adoga Rector, Jonathan Ekong Memorial Lutheran Seminary Why do we need the Reformation to come to Nigeria? For the same reason that Dr. Martin Luther offered his solution some 500 years ago, when he undertook the task of translating the Old and the New Testaments into his mother tongue (the German … Read More

Ghana: “Not one dollar is needed!”

Friday, September 29, 2017

by Rev. Dr. Nicholas Salifu Pastor, Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana The blood of Jesus not only protects, but it also enlivens our quest for eternal life. It transforms us, vanquishes fear and makes us free to love our neighbor. It is the love for our neighbor that has motivated the Lutheran Heritage Foundation to … Read More

LHF in South Sudan: “We plan, but God determines the way”

Saturday, September 16, 2017

When LHF was less than two years into its mission, a new call for help came, this time from Sudan: “I want to learn more about Lutheran teachings.” Andrew Elisa was the son of an Anglican priest but was discouraged by the inconsistencies he saw between what the Bible taught and what the Anglican Church … Read More