Want to know an organization which is centered on teaching Lutheran doctrine and practice to Africans? Lutherans in Africa is it. James May gave the last presentation at our Conference and talked about the need for Confessional Lutheranism in Africa and also the great hunger for confessional Lutheranism among the people and pastors of African congregations. What tools are used for this great work? That is the greatest part – Bibles, hymnals, catechisms, and the Book of Concord! James and his coworkers strive to translate material and then spend weeks in the field teaching and distributing it. Their teaching has a ripple effect as elders, teachers, evangelists, and pastors in many areas (see the list below) take what is learned to their own communities. The result – Lutherans singing Lutheran hymns while they work during the daytime, children reciting the Small Catechism and singing Lutheran hymns in their schools, leaders of congregations reading aloud from the Augsburg Confession in order to teach those around them. Consider supporting them in your own mission offerings from your congregation or even personally. Click here for their website.
Here is a list of countries that Lutherans in Africa serve:
Benin Burkina Faso Burundi Cameroon DRC (also known as Congo-Kinshasa) Ethiopia Republic of Congo (also known as Congo-Brazzaville) Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Guinea Kenya Madagascar Malawi Rwanda Somalia South Africa Sudan Tanzania Togo Uganda Zambia
Now, here is the video of his presentation: