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

Despite Closure of Radio Station, Listener Gathering is Successful
Asia / Ministry Events

Despite Closure of Radio Station, Listener Gathering is Successful

Since the military took control of the Thai government in a coup in May, restrictions have been placed on public communication. The military wanted to evaluate every station to be sure that the stations were meeting all of the standards regarding their licenses, equipment and programming, so all community radio stations that have permission to … 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

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