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Translator Spotlight: Ex-Muslim spreads Gospel through catechism

Mar 20, 2018 Comments Off on Translator Spotlight: Ex-Muslim spreads Gospel through catechism
February 23 @ 3:05 am

As a teen, Hesham Shehab took his gun and prowled the streets of Lebanon by night, stalking his Christian enemies. Today, he is a Lutheran pastor and translator/editor for LHF’s Arabic materials. It’s an amazing story of God’s ability to transform a dark soul. In 1960, Rev. Shehab was born…

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The Holy Spirit works through the Small Catechism in Haiti

Mar 20, 2018 Comments Off on The Holy Spirit works through the Small Catechism in Haiti
February 23 @ 3:05 am

For over 15 years, Sue Gross has led the Haitian Lutheran Mission Project (HLMP) in its many short-term mission trips to Haiti, where they have provided a great deal of physical care for the people, including eyeglasses and meals for Lutheran school children. Then one day, Sue had an epiphany.…

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Rev. Dr. Dinku Bato accepts call to Lutheran Heritage Foundation

Mar 12, 2018 Comments Off on Rev. Dr. Dinku Bato accepts call to Lutheran Heritage Foundation
February 23 @ 3:05 am

Rev. Dr. Dinku Bato has accepted the call to the Lutheran Heritage Foundation (LHF) to serve as coordinator of LHF’s African translation projects. Rev. Bato’s installation service will take place at Jehovah Lutheran Church in St. Paul, Minn. on Sunday, March 25 at the end of their 11:30 a.m. Ethiopian-outreach…

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Reformation Embraced by Thousands in Thailand

Jan 30, 2018 Comments Off on Reformation Embraced by Thousands in Thailand
February 23 @ 3:05 am

Over 2,000 people attended Lutheran Reformation celebrations held this past November in Thailand and Cambodia – a significant event given that these Southeast Asian countries are less than one percent Christian. Organized by LHF’s coordinator for Southeast Asian projects Rev. Ted NaThalang and Rev. Niran Temsakun (another pastor in the…

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South Sudan seminary celebrates new class of students

Jan 30, 2018 Comments Off on South Sudan seminary celebrates new class of students
February 23 @ 3:05 am

In South Sudan, where there are only 66 ordained pastors to serve nearly 200 congregations in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in South Sudan/Sudan (ELCSS/S), a new class of 25 students has begun their seminary studies. Rev. Robert Rahn, founder of the Lutheran Heritage Foundation, traveled to the town of Yambio,…

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The Gospel light shines through LHF and 316NOW

Nov 30, 2017 Comments Off on The Gospel light shines through LHF and 316NOW
February 23 @ 3:05 am

The Word is a gift for all – and yet many are denied. But perhaps there is a way… In an Asian country far across the ocean, three young children gather around their computer. Soon their American English conversation teacher will join them in a video conference, where they will…

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Russian study Bible brings new understanding

Nov 30, 2017 Comments Off on Russian study Bible brings new understanding
February 23 @ 3:05 am

Even for the longtime Christian, Scripture can be confusing. The catechism’s question, “What does this mean?” often comes to mind. Just in time for Christmas, LHF’s many supporters are providing a gift to the people of Russia to help them better understand God’s Word to them: a Bible with study notes.…

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