Media Inquiries

Media Inquiries

Please direct Media Inquiries to our Communications Department.

Linda Gari
Phone: 800-532-4253 x30

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    God’s Amazing Timing

    Dr. Tilahun Mendedo, former president of Concordia College Alabama, has accepted the position of Executive Development Officer with Lutheran Bible Translators. We are as excited as he is! I firmly believe that the next big step forward for Lutheran Bible Translators...

    Relocation Press Release

    Lutheran Bible Translators’ executive director, Dr. Mike Rodewald, has announced the new location for LBT’s service center: the campus of St. Paul’s Lutheran High School in Concordia, MO.

    The plan is to sell the property in Aurora and use those funds towards relocation and mission expansion.


    Moving? Lutheran Bible Translators (LBT) was formed fifty years ago through the vision of a former Lutheran missionary to Nigeria. LBT’s first office was established in Orange, CA. That office served as the center for LBT activity for almost twenty years. In 1984, the...

    Komba New Testament Recording Begins!

      LBT partnered translation makes way for Jesus Film The Likɔɔnl (Komba) New Testament was dedicated in Ghana in November 2014. On that same day, the Jesus Film in Likɔɔnl was debuted. Although LBT had little to do with the Jesus Film project, it was only...

    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...

    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...