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Africa

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

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