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LHF publishes catechism translation for Iranian immigrants

Lutheran Heritage Foundation’s new Farsi translation of “Luther’s Small Catechism” fills a great need for the LCMS partner church in Germany.

Muslim women in Los Angeles start mosque of their own

Dozens of women gather for Muslim prayers in what is being dubbed the first women’s-only mosque in the United States.

African churches torched over ‘Charlie Hebdo’ cartoons

Cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad are proving costly for Christians in majority-Muslim countries in Africa.

Four killed in Jerusalem synagogue terror attack

At least four worshipers, three of them U.S.-born, were killed in an attack on a west Jerusalem synagogue.

ISIS, other radical Islamists driven by Muslim eschatology

A Concordia Seminary lecture by Dr. Timothy Furnish explains bizarre eschatology driving ISIS/ISIL extremists.

Former Muslims baptized at LCMS partner-church congregation

Four former Muslims are baptized at a Lutheran congregation in Leipzig, Germany.

State Department: Religious persecution makes migrants out of millions

The State Department’s annual religious freedom report focuses heavily on discrimination, impunity and the displacement of religious minorities.

Sem to live-stream ‘Responding to Islam’ lecture

Presenting the lecture is the Rev. Dr. Abjar Bahkou, an LCMS clergyman in Texas who was raised Syrian Orthodox.

Arabic catechism aids sharing Gospel with Arab Americans

The resource can help congregations overcome culture and language barriers in their communities.

LCMS, Kazakhstan officials discuss religious freedom

Hoping to learn more about interfaith partnerships and religious freedom in the United States, four Christian and Muslim visitors from Kazakhstan meet with LCMS officials March 8 in St. Louis.