In Muslim Turkey, LHF publications bring comfort and strength to tiny Lutheran church body

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

With political tensions rising in the nation of Turkey, her Lutheran Church keeps trusting in Christ. “Some foreign pastors have had problems with their visas, and one Protestant pastor has been jailed with unclear charges for months already,” shared Rev. Ville Typpö, pastor of Istanbul Lutheran Church. “Since several terrorist attacks and the unsuccessful coup … Read More

New Books for Latvia

Friday, July 1, 2016

Latvia’s Lutheran roots run deep. In fact, just five short years after Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the church door in 1517, the Reformation made its way to this small country on the Baltic Sea, and Lutheran churches flourished. But more recently, 50 years of atheist Soviet rule took a toll on the … Read More

New hymnals for Lutherans in Finland

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

As you joyfully sing “Jesus Christ is ris’n today” this Easter, imagine your voice joining those of our Lutheran brothers and sisters in Finland, who will be worshipping using new hymnals provided by the Lutheran Heritage Foundation. “We need three books on the way to Heaven,” said Rev. Juhana Pohjola, dean of the Evangelical Lutheran … Read More