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Seminary

LCMS teachers use Amharic Book of Concord in Ethiopia’s seminaries

Friday, May 1, 2015

May 2015 – Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY) leaders have asked for the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod’s assistance in recovering their Lutheran identity by helping the EECMY to expand and improve their synod’s theological education and training. “Theological education is one of the LCMS’s core competencies,” said Rev. Dr. Albert Collver, director of church … Read More

CLIHM seminary classes resume in South Sudan

Thursday, January 1, 2015

January 2015 – Halfway around the world, on a warm and sunny January day, eleven men returned from vicarage to begin their fourth year of seminary studies at Concordia Lutheran Institute for the Holy Ministry (CLIHM) in Yambio, South Sudan. Carved out of the jungle, the seminary is a beacon of hope to the people of … Read More

LHF books used to teach deconess students in Ethiopia

Friday, March 1, 2013

In many African cultures, it’s socially unacceptable for a man to visit privately with a woman who is not his wife. So how can a woman who is spiritually troubled reach out to her pastor? One solution is to seek out a deaconess. A deaconess is a woman who is called to assist and support … Read More

Seminary Graduate Brings New Catechisms to Ghana

Saturday, January 1, 2011

January 2011 – Nicholas Salifu graduated from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Mo. this fall with a definite plan in mind: “I have asked the Lord to help me bring the Gospel to people, to train more leaders, do translation, do literacy and plant churches,” Salifu said. God has answered his prayer.  Just a few months … Read More