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East/Southeast Asia

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

Indonesia: Bringing the Small Catechism into Public Schools

Thursday, March 26, 2020

When guessing which country in the world has the largest population of Muslims, most people probably wouldn’t think of Indonesia in Southeast Asia, where about 85% of the nation’s 270 million citizens follow the teachings of Islam. Although the majority of the country is Sunni Muslim, Indonesia’s founders admired diversity, so the country does not … Read More

Incredible Response to New LHF Book

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Wow…amazing!! More than 80 percent of Vietnam’s people say they are atheist. And yet, just 2 DAYS after launching an announcement about LHF’s “Bible Stories in Pictures – Old Testament” in Vietnam, *more than 2,000 copies* of the 3,000 that were printed have been claimed! “This shows that LHF books are really well received by … Read More

Lutherans model a different way of life to Buddhists

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

In a country that’s about 95 percent Buddhist, it’s not always easy to be a Christian. But since 2004, the Thailand Concordia Lutheran Church (TCLC) has been making inroads in shining the Light of Christ among their Buddhist neighbors. Fewer than 600 of Thailand’s 69 million people belong to the TCLC’s eight congregations and four … Read More

LHF translator falls asleep in Christ

Monday, November 25, 2019

1 John 4:18: Perfect love casts out fear. “To have Christ as the perfect love that drives out all fear is so meaningful.” – Rev. Kou Seying* This weekend, LHF Hmong translator, Rev. Laokouxang (Kou) Seying fell asleep in Christ. Rev. Seying spent his career sharing the Word with others as a missionary to Hmong … Read More