News

LBT News

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

Sierra Leone Update

LBT is enacting a precautionary evacuation of our missionary families from Sierra Leone. LBT is saddened by the growing threat of Ebola in West Africa. It is impacting the lives of countless people, including our friends, partners and even our own missionaries and...

read more

LBT in Missio Apostolica

Aurora, Ill.— July 16, 2014— LBT's Executive Director Mike Rodewald and missionary Jim Kaiser are featured in May's issue of Missio Apostolica. Mike Rodewald wrote on Barriers to the Gospel: Approaching Contextualization from a Confessional Lutheran Perspective Jim...

read more