Anna Bagnall Irwin

In Vietnam, Courageous Shop Owner Displays LHF Books

May 30, 2024 Comments Off on In Vietnam, Courageous Shop Owner Displays LHF Books
June 16 @ 1:41 pm

by Mr. Hai Au Dinh, LHF project manager in Vietnam I want to share a touching story which has deeply touched my heart and reaffirmed my faith in the power of spreading God’s love and light in unexpected places. In a region of Vietnam where openly displaying religious materials can…

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In Germany’s Cities, Deaconess Bueltmann Walks with the Lost and Searching

May 29, 2024 Comments Off on In Germany’s Cities, Deaconess Bueltmann Walks with the Lost and Searching
June 16 @ 1:41 pm

When LCMS Deaconess Kim Bueltmann received her call to serve in the mission field of Leipzig, Germany, her fluency in the German language made moving there less daunting. But little did she know that she’d be witnessing to far more people than the Germans! In recent years, Germany has become…

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Fear of Witches is no Match for God’s Love

Jan 30, 2023 Comments Off on Fear of Witches is no Match for God’s Love
June 16 @ 1:41 pm

– by Anna Irwin, LHF staff writer Picture this: A prominent businessman in your neighborhood dies. It’s the middle of the afternoon, and in the streets, men are shouting. At first, it’s only one or two voices, but steadily more and more join in until it’s a mob of angry…

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Venid, fieles todos! O Come, All Ye Faithful in Puerto Rico!

Nov 9, 2022 Comments Off on Venid, fieles todos! O Come, All Ye Faithful in Puerto Rico!
June 16 @ 1:41 pm

– by Anna Irwin, LHF staff writer “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my…

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Luther returns to Rome… LHF Begins Work in Italy

Jul 23, 2021 Comments Off on Luther returns to Rome… LHF Begins Work in Italy
June 16 @ 1:41 pm

For where two or three gather in My name, there am I with them. – Matthew 18:20 In most parts of the United States, finding a Lutheran church to join can be taken for granted. But imagine living where the only places to worship are high Roman Catholic cathedrals and…

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Pastor’s Book Opens Bible for New Believers

May 12, 2020 Comments Off on Pastor’s Book Opens Bible for New Believers
June 16 @ 1:41 pm

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…

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Coming to Faith in an I.C.E. Detention Center

Mar 20, 2020 Comments Off on Coming to Faith in an I.C.E. Detention Center
June 16 @ 1:41 pm

“’I was in prison, and you came to me.’ Then the righteous will answer him, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see you…in prison and visit you?’ and the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers,…

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