Category

Americas

CPH gifts LHF with half-million catechisms

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

In recognition of LHF’s recent 25th anniversary celebration, Concordia Publishing House (CPH), the publishing arm of The Lutheran Church―Missouri Synod, has presented an incredible gift to the Lutheran Heritage Foundation: 500,000 English-language copies of A Simple Explanation of Christianity (Small Catechism enchiridion). LHF will distribute the catechisms to mission contacts throughout Africa, Asia and Southeast … Read More

Spanish-Speaking Children Receive God’s Word

Monday, July 16, 2018

In Tijuana, Mexico, a hungry boy sits down to his breakfast at a Lutheran mercy center and looks through his brand new Bible storybook while he eats. In Guatemala, a short-term missionary hands a Spanish Bible with Small Catechism to a woman who has been yearning to read the Word of God. And in Peru, … Read More

Spanish-Speaking Detainees Need Christ’s Love

Thursday, May 3, 2018

I was in prison and you came to visit me … I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.” – Matthew 25:36, 40 According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons, nearly one-third of the prison and detention center population in the … Read More

Peru: “LHF gives us a tool to instruct”

Thursday, September 28, 2017

by Rev. Herb Burch LCMS missionary formerly to Peru, now to Belize Many people in Perú have been confused by alternative translations of the Bible. (i.e, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mormons, etc.). LHF’s RVC Bible with Small Catechism gives us missionaries a tool to instruct, both in the basics of the Christian faith and also in Bible … Read More

Dominican Republic: “Lutherans make it simple and clear!”

Thursday, September 28, 2017

A question-and-answer session with Rev. David Preus, LCMS missionary to the Dominican Republic Q: How does having good Lutheran books, written in your own language, help the church in the Dominican Republic to grow stronger in faith and/or greater in number (Gospel outreach)? A: Having solid Lutheran books translated into Spanish provides our people with … Read More