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September Prayer Calendar

Pray for the Program Ministries administrative team as they hold planning meetings for the coming year. Praise God for the ministry of Marshall Shultz as chaplain at the International Linguistic Center in Dallas. Pray for healing for Peg Seitz so that she can return...

A Revolutionary Concept

When Rev. John and Maila Davies went to live in Salemp, Papua New Guinea, in 1972 to serve as translation advisors with the Kobon people, there was widespread fear of all kinds of spirits, especially the spirits of dead relatives.  People felt compelled to follow the...

The Lutheran Bible?

There is no such thing as a “Lutheran Bible.” There is a German Bible (called the Luther Bible) translated by Martin Luther and printed in 1534. And there are Bibles with study notes written from a Lutheran perspective. But there is no official Lutheran Bible or...

What Would You Do?

Imagine for a moment. Your daughter comes home from school running a fever.  She lays on the couch and rests for a few days. When she’s sick to her stomach and doesn’t make it to the bathroom in time, you clean up after her. A lady in your neighborhood isn’t feeling...

The Passing of LBT Missionary Terry Borchard

With great sadness, we announce the passing of LBT missionary Terry Borchard Sunday, Aug. 10, after a battle with cancer. Terry has been a missionary with LBT since 1998. He and his wife Janet (Kunkel) have most recently been working on Scripture engagement with the...

I.D.I.O.M. Starts Today!

Participants in LBT’s annual workshop - In Depth Investigation of Mission (I.D.I.O.M.) - began arriving this morning at the LBT Service Center in Aurora, Illinois.  I.D.I.O.M. is a three-day workshop designed to help mission minded individuals learn more about LBT’s...

August 2014 Prayer & Praise

During this month, Lutheran Bible Translators asks that you lift these requests up in prayer. Pray for Valerie Federwitz as she homeschools and raises her children in the faith. Pray for Nizaa translators (Cameroon) as they revise a draft of Genesis 1-2 in order to...

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