Below are videos created by LHF representatives from around the world to show the support and love of Christ, especially in times of fear and trouble.
A prayer (in the Amharic language of Ethiopia) for you from Rev. Dr. Dinku Bato, LHF's coordinator of projects in Africa: The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make His face shine on you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn His face toward you and give you peace (Numbers 6:24-26).
A message of peace and comfort to you from Rev. Peter Anibati Abia, bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in South Sudan/Sudan. Though the video quality isn't always consistent, how amazing that we can see and hear him all the way from South Sudan! Your continued support of the LHF mission is vital during these difficult times; your mission offerings are what make it possible for LHF to translate and publish the devotions and booklets the bishop mentions near the end of the video.
This message comes to you from Rev. Hugo Gevers, an LHF translator and pastor to Iranian (Persian) immigrants in Leipzig, Germany. "As people are sitting in their rooms and they cannot come out anymore, perhaps these (LHF's) books will become more and more important. I think especially in these days, as the Persian people are celebrating their New Year - and perhaps they are very sad as they are celebrating this New Year in their little rooms - to also say to them and to all people in the world, 'The marks of Christ are on you…'"