Tag Archives: Mission

Reaching out with the gospel…

Some critical reflections on preaching weekly at the local school this 1st Quarter: Bericht – Modern 1.  Preach you the Word and plant it home         To men who like or like it not,      The Word that … Continue reading

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Seminary Open Day 2017

Here is my presentation at the close of today’s Seminary Open Day at LTS: 

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Holiday of Christ’s Ascension

Here are the lessons for the high holiday of our Lord and saviour’s ascension to heaven: Watchword: Our Lord and saviour IX says: “And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.” John 12:32 … Continue reading

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Lessons for the 18th Sunday in Pentecost

The watchword for this Sunday is from the first epistle of the evangelist Saint John: This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith. (1Jo 5:4 NIV) God’s Word from the Old Testament is recorded by the … Continue reading

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Matins in the morning

Here is today’s sermon I preached during Matins in chapel to read: Mt9,35-38 Matins and to listen to:   

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The Holiday of Pentecost

Watchword for the Holiday of Pentecost from Zechariah 4:6  This is the word of the LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the LORD of hosts. (KJV) Old Testament reading from Ezekiel … Continue reading

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Burden, work and joy in the service of Lutheran Mission

Read here a translation of a report on the mission work by Superintendent Christoph Johannes (Salem, S.E.Transvaal) as written by the inspector of Lutheran Missions Friedrich Wilhelm Hopf (Bleckmar, Germany) in early 1951: 1951 Januar Nr 2 43 Burden, work and … Continue reading

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Mary of Bethany

Read a translation of the devotion by the inspector of Lutheran Missons (Bleckmar) Pfarrer Friedrich Wilhelm Hopf DD in the 2nd “Missionsblatt” edited by him: 1951 Januar Nr 2 43 Mary of Bethany

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Latest from our Mission

Skipping the long feature by Dr. Martin Pörksen (Brecklum) on holy Baptism as break with the pagan past and also the news from the mission field around the world, there follow now the latest issues news items from “our mission” … Continue reading

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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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