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No-strings Act of Love Opens One Family’s Eyes
Asia / Changed Lives

No-strings Act of Love Opens One Family’s Eyes

At Christmastime, Lutheran Hour Ministries—India invited its community to help provide new clothing for economically disadvantaged people, as well as hand-powered tricycles to aid disabled people in getting around. The response was tremendous; the ministry center was able to distribute nearly 700 garments and 10 new trikes at a special event in February. How Swathi … Continue reading

LHM—Thailand School Outreach Taught Children the True Meaning of Christmas
Asia

LHM—Thailand School Outreach Taught Children the True Meaning of Christmas

Many Thai schools are open to programs and activities from outside groups that help introduce their students to Western culture. The ministry team at Lutheran Hour Ministries—Thailand takes full advantage of this openness and regularly visits schools to present English-language programs or to educate children about selected Western holidays. On seven different days between December … Continue reading

Illinois Volunteer Team’s Cambodia Work Helps Reach Children with the Gospel
Asia

Illinois Volunteer Team’s Cambodia Work Helps Reach Children with the Gospel

In February 2013, a ten-member LHM International Volunteer Team from Saint Paul Lutheran Church, Mt. Prospect, Ill. traveled to Kompot Province, Cambodia. Lutheran Hour Ministries helped chronicle the team’s work by posting their daily updates to its International blog. Upon arrival, team leader Sue Husar had observed, “We are very eager to follow God and learn what … Continue reading

Asia

A New Outreach Opportunity: Bringing Christ to… Mongolia

Societal cues, existing ministry, and partnerships pave the way for expansion into former communist country Lutheran Hour Ministries remains steadfast in its commitment to expand international outreach that shares the Gospel with unreached peoples, in urban areas and among the burgeoning number of youth worldwide. LHM’s new ministry center in Mongolia illustrates our passion to … Continue reading

Lebanon Ministry Center Shares Christmas Message with Refugee Children
Middle East

Lebanon Ministry Center Shares Christmas Message with Refugee Children

In December, Lutheran Hour Ministries’ center in Lebanon continued its outreach to Syrian children whose families have fled the violence in their homeland and sought refuge in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley. The focus of the center’s Christmas-themed program was a drama titled The Missing Puzzle Piece. “The play talks about the gifts we receive at Christmas,” … Continue reading

Lutheran Hour Ministries Helps Launch Prison Song Fest
Africa

Lutheran Hour Ministries Helps Launch Prison Song Fest

  Last December we shared the exciting news that Lutheran Hour Ministries—Madagascar used a men’s soccer competition to share a powerful Gospel witness in Madagascar’s central prison, Antanimora. Antanimora is a co-ed prison, with an estimated 200 women detainees. Enthused by the LHM-sponsored men’s soccer tournament, a number of women inmates approached Lutheran Hour Ministries … Continue reading

LHM Partnership Helps Chilean Pastors Connect with Fire Survivors
Church Partnership / Latin America

LHM Partnership Helps Chilean Pastors Connect with Fire Survivors

Last spring, the city of Valparaiso, Chile was devastated by a wildfire that began on April 12 and raged out of control for four days. The fire took fifteen lives and destroyed nearly 3,000 houses, leaving more than 11,000 people homeless. The Confessional Lutheran Church of Chile (IELCHI), already busy providing comfort and assistance to … Continue reading