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Africa

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

Haiti and Africa: French books like the Book of Concord revitalize pastors

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Take a look in any American pastor’s study and you’re likely to see books – shelves overflowing, even piles of books on the floor. But in poverty-stricken areas of the world like Africa and Haiti, many pastors consider themselves fortunate if they have even one or two theological books written in a language they can … Read More

Ethiopia: A Child’s Garden of Bible Stories published

Monday, May 1, 2017

It’s time for religion class, and a Lutheran school teacher walks into her classroom of 50 first graders. As she meets their expectant gazes, she sighs with frustration. How to teach them? She has no books, no materials. She’s out of ideas. For the past decade, the scenario described above has been all too common … Read More

Arabic Bible storybook now available

Monday, May 1, 2017

More than 420 million people worldwide speak Arabic, and not surprisingly, many of those Arabic-speakers are Muslim. But what might be surprising is how few Christian – and more specifically, Lutheran – resources exist for sharing the Gospel with Arabic-speakers. Now, thanks to LHF’s partnership with Lutheran Hour Ministries (LHM) and the Michigan and Carolinas LWMLs, a … Read More

Hammer of God for Ethiopia

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Through the generous support of the women of the LWML – Gulf States, Lutherans in Ethiopia (and Ethiopian immigrants here in the United States) now have a new book to deepen and bolster their faith: The Hammer of God, a book of Christian fiction that follows three pastors who learn the necessity of relying on … Read More