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Illinois Volunteer Team Shares God’s Love in Uganda
Africa / Church Partnership / Mission Trips

Illinois Volunteer Team Shares God’s Love in Uganda

“More than a total makeover!” This was how Lutheran Hour Ministries—Uganda Director Rebecca Kyomuhendo summarized the impact of the work of an LHM International Volunteer Team from Immanuel Lutheran Church in Waterloo, Ill. The group of eight, which included LHM—St. Louis staff members Curt Wittbracht and Adam Eggemeyer, left January 12 and spent a week … Continue reading

Lutheran Hour Ministries Liberia Engages Community with Christmas Haircut Outreach
Africa / Ministry Events

Lutheran Hour Ministries Liberia Engages Community with Christmas Haircut Outreach

In Liberia, West Africa, Christmas is a time when parents make a special effort to get their kids spiffed up with fresh haircut. “A new haircut for children during the Christmas season is very important for parents here in Liberia,” says Lutheran Hour Ministries—Liberia Director Alphonsus Claimett. “Parents take their children to barber shops and … Continue reading

Holistic Eyeglass Outreach Opens Doors for Vietnam Ministry Center
Asia / Church Partnership

Holistic Eyeglass Outreach Opens Doors for Vietnam Ministry Center

“The first time in history” is a strong phrase to use in describing an event. But it’s the phrase that Lutheran Hour Ministries—Vietnam Director Mr. Dinh Hai Au uses in writing about the ministry center’s Christmas show in the community of Thuan My on December 17. It began months earlier—with an eyeglass clinic outreach. “We … Continue reading

Sports Outreach is a Powerful Component of Madagascar Prison Ministry
Africa / Ministry Events

Sports Outreach is a Powerful Component of Madagascar Prison Ministry

Imagine a prison with a capacity of 1,000 but with a population of approximately 4,000. Imagine a large exercise yard converted into a small soccer field. Imagine a ten-team soccer league composed entirely of prison detainees, and imagine more than 1,300 inmates showing up to watch the league’s championship match. Now imagine that the event … Continue reading