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Asia

“Mongolians have never heard the Bible stories before”

Monday, October 2, 2017

by Rev. Puje Jamsran Lutheran pastor in Mongolia Mongolia is blessed to have the Christian faith here for the last 25 years, after Communism ended with the fall of the Soviet Union. Christianity is growing, but materials in our language to equip churches and leaders are scarce. As a Lutheran church, we would like to … Read More

Kazakh Christians learn to persevere in Muslim-dominated region

Friday, September 29, 2017

What follows is communications received at the LHF office from a Lutheran missionary working among the Kazakh people. Due to safety concerns, his identity and particulars about his location are being withheld. “The Kazakh people are over 99 percent Muslim, with only about two-tenths of one percent Christian representation. Overwhelming anti-Christian propaganda, religious persecution and … Read More

Azerbaijan: Small Catechism supports growing Christian church

Thursday, September 28, 2017

“ Azerbaijan is a post-Soviet Muslim-majority country. However, there is a small but growing Christian minority. There is still not much theological literature in the Azerbaijani language. “Lutheran books, such as LHF’s newly-translated Small Catechism, are filling this gap by providing fundamental Bible teaching and explanation of the Lutheran doctrine for Azerbaijani believers, as well … Read More

LHF founder looks back at 25 years in mission

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

“I’m here to raise a banner for the Lord, and I’m looking for people who will stand with us on the truth of Scripture.” “It’s not something I talk about very much, but as I look back on it, it’s clear that the Lord had a path arranged for the Lutheran Heritage Foundation from the … Read More

25 Years in Mission: Asia

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Thailand Rev. Ted Na Thalang LHF Coordinator for Southeast Asian projects In general, it’s part of Thai culture that to be a good Thai, you have to be a Buddhist. Growing up in Thailand, I was taught to appease the spirits and try to do good works so good things would happen to me. Thai … Read More