In the LCMS Latin America and Caribbean region, LHF has provided more than 110,000 books in Spanish for churches and missions.
From the mission field: Bibles for Cambodia
A grant from the LCMS was used to fund a shipment of Jarai-language Bibles to Phnom Penh.
September ‘Witness’: 500 years of Luther’s New Testament
Luther’s translation of the Bible into the vernacular had a profound influence on the Reformation and the German language.
The sin of racism: A Gospel response
The church needs to condemn all sin, including racism, and articulate God’s love in Christ for all.
August ‘Witness’: The inerrancy of God’s Word
The August issue of The Lutheran Witness takes up the question of seeming contradictions in the Bible.
Casiodoro de Reina, translator and publisher of first complete Spanish Bible
This article is the third in a series observing Hispanic Heritage Month.
February ‘Witness’: Reading the Bible
The February issue urges readers to return to the Word of God, especially at home.
Synod chaplain issues Scripture-memory challenge
New memory verses will be posted weekly and shared on LCMS social media.
Lutheran Braille Workers seeks volunteers
Volunteers at some 160 ministry centers across the United States produce Christian materials in multiple languages for distribution in more than 130 countries.
Registration opens for 2019 Symposia in Fort Wayne
The Jan. 15–18 Symposia Series presented by Concordia Theological Seminary will discuss “Themes in the Gospel of John” and “The Meaning of Biblical Authority.”
Lutheran Bible Translators and Mekane Yesus Seminary partner to teach translation
Lutheran Bible Translators is partnering with Mekane Yesus Seminary in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to provide select seminarians with the opportunity to pursue a concentration in biblical languages and Bible translation skills as part of their pastoral preparation.
Lutheran Friends of the Deaf hosts Gospel Hands Bible Camp
Lutheran Friends of the Deaf, a Recognized Service Organization of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, is hosting a Bible camp for both deaf and hearing children, Aug. 13–15, in Mill Neck, N.Y.
Exhibit of Reformation-era books coming to Concordia, Chicago
The exhibit at Concordia University Chicago featuring 35 items from the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries opens Oct. 8.
CPH releases ‘Journal Edition’ of Study Bible
Each page includes extra-wide margins to provide space for handwritten notes, and it’s on sale.
NALC, LCMS reps address biblical authority, contemporary issues
Leaders of the Synod and the North American Lutheran Church meet Sept. 9-10 in St. Louis, continuing discussions that began in late 2011.
Sem’s Lay Bible Institute to study Revelation
The Aug. 9 event features “Decoding the Apocalypse: Study of the Book of Revelation,” led by the seminary’s Rev. Dr. David Peter (pictured).