When I married into the Vietnamese community, I had severe culture shock. For example, when I said to a Vietnamese friend, "Please make yourself at home"—well, they really did!
You can't get to know a person from a distance. The same is true for knowing God.
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This curve illustrates three spiritual postures people have toward the Gospel and the six types of conversations that are most helpful in gaining a hearing, giving good news, and guiding toward faith.
Learn how you and other congregation members can use LHM’s outreach training and resources by joining us for Lutheran Hour Ministries Sunday!
An updated mobile app is now available for the world's longest-running Christian outreach radio program!
LHM has partnered with Barna Group—an industry leader for research-based insights about faith and culture, leadership and vocation, and generational groups—on a critical three-year study of faith in America.
Lutheran Hour Ministries is offering new online equipping resources to help you reach out with the love and Good News of Jesus Christ in your everyday lives.
Giving Kids a Hands-On Outreach Experience!
Having the chance to share God’s Word with people around the world by traveling to other countries on mission trips has always been a part of the church’s outreach program ...
Rally at the fair with LHM's Rev. Ziegler and a hymn sing! 2 p.m.
10:00 am - 3:00 pm Concordia Seminary St. Louis
Lutheran Hour Ministries began at the grassroots level as the Lutheran Laymen’s League, a group of 12 laypeople who came together to support the church in word and deed. What began with 12 has become a movement of tens of thousands of volunteers and supporters around the globe. In 1930, “There is a God” were the first words spoken on The Lutheran Hour® radio program broadcast over the airwaves to thousands of listeners. Today the Gospel message reaches over 125 million people on a weekly basis through ministry efforts such as Bible Correspondence Courses, Outreach Training, Bible Studies, Daily Devotions and, of course, The Lutheran Hour.
Our first Ministry Center opened its doors in the Philippines in 1940; today we are able to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ to over 50 countries through our 36 ministry centers on 6 continents. With our unique missionary model of employing only indigenous staff, Lutheran Hour Ministries is able to work within the language and culture to communicate the Gospel in the context of the local region. For nearly 100 years, God has used Lutheran Hour Ministries to bring the changeless Christ to a changing world. The communication methods have shifted, but the message has remained the same.
Lutheran Hour Ministries employs local missionaries in 34 locations to develop culturally relevant ministries to reach the unchurched in more than 50 nations on 6 continents.
Every person has the opportunity to hear the Gospel in an understandable way.
New believers are connected to a faithful Christian community where they can grow in their faith and witness.
All Christians reach out in love to those who don’t yet know the Savior
What began with 12 has become a movement of tens of thousands of volunteers and supporters reached weekly around the globe. By 2020 we hope to reach over 100 million people.
More than 125 million people hear or read the Gospel each week through LHM programs, services, or materials.
Through its North American headquarters and 34 ministry centers on six continents, LHM reaches into more than 50 countries, often bringing Christ to places where no other Christian evangelistic organizations are present.
More than 1 million listeners to The Lutheran Hour each week.
More than 545,000 individuals intentionally provide contact information for follow up in response to LHM’s culturally relevant outreach efforts.
More than 65,000 individuals were referred last year to local Christian communities internationally for spiritual growth and nurturing.
More than 23,000 individuals became engaged in a Christian community following their referral last year.
Nearly 65,000 individuals participated for the first time in Bible Correspondence Courses offered by LHM’s International Ministry Centers.
More than 68,000 individuals completed a ministry activity last year to more effectively share the Gospel with others.
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