Church of Finland Removes Confessional Pastors

Some information below was found over on WMLTblog.org. My predecessor, Rev Dr Anssi Simojoki, former director of LHF-Africa was defrocked by the capital chapter of the Lutheran Church of Finland yesterday. He was ordained in 1972 when things were very … Continue reading

Help buy a kid a Bible – Lutherans in Africa’s “Operation Christmas Child”

Recently a question was posted on the Confessional Lutheran Fellowship page on Facebook asking about alternatives to Operation Christmas Child. While it is nice to receive a present on Christmas morning, this is actually quite unusual in Africa. Most families … Continue reading

Notes from the Mission Field: Sending Forth the Gospel

A Precious Gift Picture all the bible study materials, hymnals, and prayer books you have on your bookshelves. In West Africa, even if pastors, church workers, and lay folk could afford them, such resources are simply not available. In fact, … Continue reading

Notes from the Mission Field: What Does This Really Mean?

Here is the Lutherans in Africa September newsletter (PDF) Catching Up For some of you, it has been a while since you heard from us last. For others, we had the great pleasure of meeting and getting to know you … Continue reading

Lutherans in Africa seminar on Woman Pastors

Lutherans in Africa will be hosting a seminar in Zambia the 28-30th of August on the topic of Women Pastors. Currently they do NOT ordain when but are being pressured to do so. Crown of Life Lutheran Church has graciously … Continue reading

Notes from the Mission Field: The Comfort of Certitude

    How Can One Know? Par for the course in Africa, our trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo was a study in patience and a fascinating opportunity to observe the human condition. In Africa, you never know what … Continue reading