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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
February 23 @ 2:30 am

– 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!
February 23 @ 2:30 am

– 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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Ghana Lutheran School Celebrates 10 Years

Sep 15, 2022 Comments Off on Ghana Lutheran School Celebrates 10 Years
February 23 @ 2:30 am

In September 2012, a dream came true for Rev. Dr. Nicholas Salifu, a Lutheran pastor in Ghana, when he opened a Lutheran day school in his home city of Bawku. What a difference the next 10 years made! After beginning classes with only one grade of 13 students, today Concordia…

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How to Share the Gospel with Immigrants

Sep 14, 2022 Comments Off on How to Share the Gospel with Immigrants
February 23 @ 2:30 am

For many people, it can be very difficult starting a conversation about their faith in God, never mind sharing the Gospel with a stranger! But when that stranger doesn’t even speak the same language, it might seem impossible. After more than 20 years in the ministry, both as a parish…

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46,000 Books Printed for Muslim Indonesia

Jul 20, 2022 Comments Off on 46,000 Books Printed for Muslim Indonesia
February 23 @ 2:30 am

Thanks to the generous support of American Lutherans – including Sunday school and day school children who adopted “Come and See Jesus!” with their mission offerings – LHF has printed 46,000 Lutheran books for the people of Muslim Indonesia! “It cannot be expressed in words what children in the United…

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LHF publishes new Spanish Hymnal

Jul 20, 2022 Comments Off on LHF publishes new Spanish Hymnal
February 23 @ 2:30 am

With great joy and excitement, the new Spanish Lutheran Hymnal (Himnario Luterano) has been released in the Dominican Republic. 19,000 copies have been printed and are now on their way to Lutheran churches throughout North, Central and South America. LHF Executive Director Rev. Dr. Matthew Heise and Assistant Executive Director…

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New Teen Bible Book Now Available

Jul 20, 2022 Comments Off on New Teen Bible Book Now Available
February 23 @ 2:30 am

After years in development, LHF has printed a new Bible storybook specifically for teens. Now available in English, God’s Word For You includes 38 Old Testament and 32 New Testament lessons in its 300 pages, each colorfully illustrated in a style particularly appealing to youth. Each lesson includes:  Biblical sources…

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In the face of another trial, Finland is “in the Victory Parade!”

May 27, 2022 Comments Off on In the face of another trial, Finland is “in the Victory Parade!”
February 23 @ 2:30 am

We thank and praise God that Bishop Juhana Pohjola, LHF’s coordinator for translation projects in Finland, and author Päivi Räsänen have been found not guilty of “incitement to hatred” for their work on the LHF pamphlet “Male and Female He Created Them” (which puts forth a Biblical view of marriage).…

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A Lutheran Witness to Scattered Christians in Turkey

May 27, 2022 Comments Off on A Lutheran Witness to Scattered Christians in Turkey
February 23 @ 2:30 am

When the Lutheran churches in Muslim Turkey have fewer than 3 dozen worshipers on a Sunday, why translate and print 1,500 copies of a Lutheran devotion book? Anna Meyer*, a pastor’s wife who coordinates LHF’s publications in Turkey, is amazed at the thirst for God’s Word that she sees among…

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Jesus Never Fails in Burkina Faso, West Africa

May 27, 2022 Comments Off on Jesus Never Fails in Burkina Faso, West Africa
February 23 @ 2:30 am

Though the devil’s arrows fly on all sides, they are nothing against the shield of faith, taught in God’s Holy Word! Read more about Burkina Faso (a West African country roughly the size of Colorado), where our Lutheran brothers and sisters faithfully proclaim that “Jesus Never Fails.” Rev. Tanpo Tchiritime,…

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