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

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

Ghana Ministry Center Builds Bonds through Competition
Africa / Ministry Events

Ghana Ministry Center Builds Bonds through Competition

Around the world, Lutheran Hour Ministries outreach centers use sports as an effective tool in gathering youth, building relationships with them and telling them the Good News of salvation through Jesus Christ. In May, Lutheran Hour Ministries—Ghana sponsored a multi-sport event they named the Luther Sports Fiesta. The festival featured competitions in which everyone can … Continue reading

Boom Answers (Lots of) Online Mission Trip Questions!
Asia / Church Partnership / Ministry Events / Mission Trips

Boom Answers (Lots of) Online Mission Trip Questions!

Lutheran Hour Ministries’ 2013 Online Mission Trip to Thailand didn’t end when the credits rolled on Thursday, January 31. Thailand ministry center Director Boom Denow has been busy on the Lutheran Hour Ministries—Thailand blog, posting (and posting, and posting) answers to students’ many questions since Wednesday, February 6! Students from Lutheran schools across North America … Continue reading

Planning Begins for Online Mission Trip 2013
Asia / Ministry Events / Mission Trips

Planning Begins for Online Mission Trip 2013

Lutheran Hour Ministries will sponsor its second annual Online Mission Trip January 28-31, during National Lutheran Schools Week. Online Mission Trips are designed to give students in Lutheran elementary schools in the United States and Canada the opportunity to experience an international mission trip – without having to leave their classroom! Continue reading

Nicaragua Ministry Center Celebrates Dedication of Rancho
Latin America / Ministry Events

Nicaragua Ministry Center Celebrates Dedication of Rancho

Lutheran Hour Ministries’ center in Nicaragua, led by Director Ricardo Arguello, dedicated a rancho in El Pastal, some 10 miles from the city of León, where the ministry center is located. A volunteer group from Vestavia Hills Lutheran Church, near Birmingham, Alabama and led by Pastor Clifford Hellmers helped complete the structure, which had been … Continue reading

Lutheran Hour Ministries’ Latvian National Outreach Conference Draws over 130 People
Europe / Ministry Events / The Lutheran Hour

Lutheran Hour Ministries’ Latvian National Outreach Conference Draws over 130 People

During the past year, Lutheran Hour Ministries sponsored eight separate Regional Outreach Conferences around the United States and Canada.  Their purpose was to encourage and equip local Christian congregations to speak the gospel to those around them. On Saturday, April 14, Lutheran Hour Ministries—Latvia, sponsored a “National Outreach Conference,” to encourage and equip congregations and … Continue reading

Archbishop Vanags Congratulates Lutheran Hour Latvia for 20 Years of Ministry
Anniversary Celebrations / Church Partnership / Ministry Events

Archbishop Vanags Congratulates Lutheran Hour Latvia for 20 Years of Ministry

Approximately sixty invited guests attended a special event to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Lutheran Hour Ministries in Latvia on Friday afternoon.  The activities began with a concert and poetry reading by Mr. Goran Gora (www.gorangora.com), a talented young musician who performed several of his own compositions.  Between each composition he read a poem from the … Continue reading