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Americas

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

25 Years in Mission: South America

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Dominican Republic Rev. David Preus LCMS missionary In the Dominican Republic (DR), a predominantly Catholic culture, it seems the issues faced by the Lutheran Reformation are more relevant to this culture than perhaps others. Steeped in medieval-like Catholic superstition, it is common practice for Dominican priests to charge their people for religious services. Much as … Read More

Spanish Bibles bring Gospel Light to Prison Ministries

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Let brotherly love continue… Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body.  (Hebrews 13: 1, 3 ESV) Every week, Lutheran pastors and lay people pass through security into the 1,500+ prisons scattered throughout the United States. They come armed … Read More