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Asia

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

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

Mongolia: Child’s Garden of Bible Stories published

Sunday, January 1, 2017

In the wide open spaces of Mongolia, travelers on the road may see ovoos, tringular collections of rocks piled on top of one another. “Mongolians are in awe of the Great God of the Blue Sky, Burxhan,” said LHF executive director Rev. Matthew Heise, who has visited the country several times to teach. “Ovoos are … Read More

Lao Bible in Pictures Published

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Every Saturday night, Chef Tao Lee helps close the Pad Thai restaurant in Fresno, Calif. Though exhausted after a long and busy night, Lee faithfully sets his alarm for bright and early Sunday morning so he can make the two-hour drive to St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Stockton, where he is a deacon. Having received … Read More

Delivering the true Word of God during Ramadan

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

July, 2014 – Rev. Jim Buckman, a U.S. military chaplain stationed in Qatar, writes: There is no LCMS-affiliated church in Qatar. The government of Qatar has allowed the building of “Church City”- a huge site with half a dozen church buildings on it, used by over 90 different congregations each week. The Christian community has … Read More