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Africa

Ghana receives Child’s Garden and Augsburg Confession

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Greetings in Jesus’ name! We have almost distributed all the books we received from you (A Child’s Garden of Bible Stories; Service Book and the Augsburg Confession). A reprint is required but it is proper they are revised. We have begun revising the Service Book as well as the Small Catechism, which is already being revised. The … Read More

LHF provides books for Ghana Lutheran school

Sunday, September 1, 2013

September 2013 – For most American children, September means sharpened pencils, a fresh box of crayons and new books. Now, children in Ghana will have the same experience at Concordia Preparatory School in Bawku, including receiving a new textbook: A Child’s Garden of Bible Stories, translated by LHF into their own language of Kusaal. “The children … Read More

LHF releases Tswana Book of Concord

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

“Do you confess the [documents of] the Book of Concord to be a true exposition of Holy Scripture…and do you promise that you will perform the duties of your office in accordance with these Confessions?” At their ordinations, Lutheran pastors around the world answer “yes” to these questions with the best of intentions. But through no fault … Read More

LHF books used to teach deconess students in Ethiopia

Friday, March 1, 2013

In many African cultures, it’s socially unacceptable for a man to visit privately with a woman who is not his wife. So how can a woman who is spiritually troubled reach out to her pastor? One solution is to seek out a deaconess. A deaconess is a woman who is called to assist and support … Read More

Nigeria’s Yala Catechism Nearing Completion

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

October 2011 – Yalaland might sound like a make-believe country in a child’s imagination, but the region in southeast Nigeria is quite real. There, the Yala people mostly make their living by raising crops like yams, cassava and rice. And on Sundays, hundreds of Yala worship at one of Yalaland’s 10 Lutheran congregations. However, Yala Lutherans … Read More