Ex-Muslim spreads Gospel through catechism

Article Courtesy of the Lutheran Heritage Foundation As a teen, Hesham Shehab took his gun and prowled the streets of Lebanon by night, stalking his Christian enemies. Today, he is a Lutheran pastor and translator/editor for LHF’s Arabic materials. It’s an amazing story of God’s ability to transform a dark soul. In 1960, Rev. Shehab […]

With Christ’s Love, Chaplain Saving Lives

Last month, March 2018, Chaplain Chris Kolupa saved the life of a new Iraqi immigrant who was getting ready to commit suicide. With God’s Grace, Kolupa was able to intervene, defuse the situation, and transport the disoriented refugee to a medical facility where the immigrant stayed for two weeks. With prayers and pastoral visits, Chaplain […]

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Forty Five years ago, I was sitting at Shehab Mosque in a Beirut neighborhood, Lebanon. I was helping the imam, Sheikh Abdul Sami Al Shareef with his Quranic studies session after the sunset prayers. I was the youngest among the several older people who gathered in a circle to hear Shiekh Al Shareef interpret the […]

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He Is Risen

God who turned the Crucifixion into the Resurrection can turn your disbelief and despair into faith. Trust in the power of the Resurrected Christ and He will take your sins and sorrows and turn them into forgiveness and joy. He will turn defeat into victory, turn shame into glory, and turn death into eternal life.

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Love Your Enemies

BELOW IS A TRANSLATION FROM THE FRENCH, A FACEBOOK POST FROM MR. ASAAD CHAFTARI’S ACCOUNT. THIS IS A REAL STORY THAT TOOK PLACE IN AUSTRALIA IN 2003. One night, always in Australia, sitting with my friend hicham in a Lebanese restaurant whose owner had welcomed us with the affabilité of our country, the latter, after […]

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