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Asia

A Glimpse into Asian Lutheran missions

Monday, January 25, 2021

It’s been a privilege to see firsthand in my travels throughout Asia both the great NEED for Lutheran materials, the great DESIRE for Lutheran materials, and the great IMPACT of Lutheran materials. It is staggeringly sad to see what passes for theology in many parts of Asia, even among those who consider themselves Lutheran. All … Read More

Pastor’s Book Opens Bible for New Believers

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

When he first put pen to paper back in the late 1990s, Rev. Dr. Lane Burgland hoped his book, How to Read the Bible with Understanding, would help Christians sort through Scripture’s sometimes complex teachings. He never imagined that his translated book would be a Godsend to new believers in countries like Vietnam, Burma and … Read More

India: LHF Shares CPH Catechisms with the Poor

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

People living in the slums of Mumbai, India, are among the poorest in the world. More than a dozen people often crowd into a single room to sleep, and there typically is no indoor plumbing. Public restrooms dump human waste directly into the rivers (pictured at left). “It is the dream of every Indian parent … Read More

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

God’s Church still stands

Monday, November 19, 2018

The images of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in the village of Kolpanny, Russia are stunning. Rubble and smoke surround the church built in the late 18th century, but it remains relatively undamaged as buildings around it lie in ruins. Stanzas of Nikolai Gruntvig’s classic hymn come to mind… “Built on the Rock, the church shall … Read More