Tag Archives: Salem

St. Anthony preaches to the fishes

My father told me the story. It happend in Pella near Wartburg. Long time before I went to school there. Pastor Karl Meister was a grumpy old man, just as short as his temper. Never really got to grips with … 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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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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Salem Seminary 75th anniversary

This year 2016 it is seventy-five years ago that Superintendent Christoph Johannes started a seminary in Salem (Mpumalanga) to train evangelists and assistants. Due to the great war it took some time, before the following report was given about this start-up: Seminary … Continue reading

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