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Americas

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

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

Detention centers share Spanish Bibles

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

July 2014 – No matter one’s political opinion on the tens of thousands of illegal immigrants pouring over the U.S.-Mexico border, one thing Christians can agree on is the need for the immigrants to hear the Word of God. Pastors Karl and Stephen Heimer (father and son) and a team from Ysleta Lutheran Mission Human Care … Read More

Catechisms Distributed in Haiti

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Dear LHF, I just wanted to share with you what a blessing it was for us to have the wonderful resource of providing Luther’s Small Catechism in the native language (Haitian Creole) to the children we work with, who are growing in faith in Haiti. We have an on-going orphanage/ community mission that continues to grow and develop. … Read More