Category Archives: Histories

Review: Equality of believers

Here’s my review of Richard Elphick, 2012: “The equality of  believers. Protestant missionaries and the racial politics of South Africa.” review-equality-of-believers .

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We need missionaries!

On the 7th December 1950 Superintendent of Lutheran Missions Christoph Johannes jr wrote the following request for younger missionaries as the present generation was getting on in years. This request was published in the first “Missionsblatt” edited by Rev. Dr. Friedrich-Wilhelm … Continue reading

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Our “Missionsblatt”

65 years ago Rev. Dr. Friedrich Wilhelm Hopf started as editor of the “Missionsblatt”. This was one of his many tasks, which he faithfully fulfilled many years – even decades. In the first edition that he published he gave the following … Continue reading

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Kommentar: Tag der Befreiung

Die Kapitulation des “Dritten Reiches”, der Tag der Befreiung am 8. Mai vor 70 Jahren ist Anlass dieses Beitrages. Ist es notwendig, ein kirchliches Schuldbekenntnis abzulegen und wie ist ein solches Bekenntnis theologisch einzuordnen? Diesen Fragen widmet sich der Kommentar … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Monday, the 12th January 2015

But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD. (Gen 6:8 KJV) But we believe that through the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ we shall be saved. (Act 15:11 KJV) The story of Noah is remarkable. Today’s verse … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Thursday, the 30th October 2014

For he satisfieth the longing soul, and filleth the hungry soul with goodness. (Psa 107:9 KJV) And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace. (Joh 1:16 KJV)

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