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LHM – Cameroon Ministers to Cameroonians Displaced by Extremist Violence
Africa

LHM – Cameroon Ministers to Cameroonians Displaced by Extremist Violence

There is famine in the Far North region of Cameroon, a country in West Africa that borders Nigeria and Chad. Following incursions from northeastern Nigeria by forces of the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram last year, many Cameroonian farmers abandoned their fields, markets closed, some 500,000 people were displaced, and the normal circulation of goods … Continue reading

Holistic Work of Lebanon Ministry Covered in Local Television, Newspapers
Middle East

Holistic Work of Lebanon Ministry Covered in Local Television, Newspapers

The compassionate outreach of Middle East Lutheran Ministry (MELM), also known as Lutheran Hour Ministries—Lebanon, is not going unnoticed! In fact, just the opposite occurred at a recent MELM distibution of holistic supplies in Beirut. When MELM opened its doors to provide food and personal care items to Iraqi Christian refugees in Beirut, five television … Continue reading

Liberia Ministry Center Returns to Where It Began Its Ebola Outreach
Africa / Ministry Events

Liberia Ministry Center Returns to Where It Began Its Ebola Outreach

In November 2014, just after the peak of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, West Africa, the country’s government put a plan in place to decentralize management of the epidemic. Leaders divided the country into four sectors, and, beginning with Montserrado, Liberia’s largest county, they recruited and organized local response teams. Each team was empowered to … Continue reading

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