November 5th, 2018 | 21 mins 23 secs
matro, minato, papua new guinea
Rev. Larry Matro joins the podcast to share the story of Rev. Minato who served for 30 years as a vicar in Papua New Guinea.
August 27th, 2018 | 25 mins 18 secs
conversion, missionary, s. korea, taiwan
Pr. Chuck Hoffman, former LCMS missionary to International Lutheran Church, Seoul, S. Korea, shares the story of his father-in-law's deathbed conversion.
August 23rd, 2018 | 20 mins 51 secs
lcms, missionary, png, repentance, sanguma
LCMS Missionary Anton Lutz joins us to talk about the National Day of Repentance in Papua New Guinea, and how they are working to fight violence against women and children on this day.
July 30th, 2018 | 20 mins 12 secs
going, japan, lutheran education, urawa
Tom Going joins the LCMS Asia podcast to talk about his family and how they share the Gospel in Japan.
July 24th, 2018 | 16 mins 45 secs
bush, deaf, hong kong, lutheran, school
David Bush joins the LCMS Asia podcast to talk about the 50th Anniversary of Lutheran School of the Deaf in Hong Kong.
July 9th, 2018 | 19 mins 11 secs
celc, lcms, mahlburg, missionary, sri lanka
Rev. Steven Mahlburg joins the LCMS Asia podcast to talk about his family and work in Sri Lanka with the Ceylon Evangelical Lutheran Church.
May 24th, 2018 | 28 mins 24 secs
asia, dicke, mission, png
Dr. Martin Dicke rejoins us to talk about Pr. John Mos, a pastor in Papua New Guinea. He regularly hikes through the bush for a couple of days at a time to get supplies to care for God's people in the Papaki circuit. Listen on for more details.
November 5th, 2017 | 20 mins 57 secs
asia, lcms, mission station, png, yuyane
Dr. Dicke tells the story of Pr. Philip who serves the Yuyane mission station in Papua New Guinea.
August 14th, 2017 | 13 mins 16 secs
asia, conference, japan, theological education
The Asia region of the LCMS provides opportunities for theological conferences for church bodies around the region. The effect of these conferences can be profound, as Dr. Jastram explained. He attended a symposium at Kobe Lutheran Seminary and explained what effects it had on attendees.
July 17th, 2017 | 43 mins 30 secs
asia, china, chinese, german, lcms, luthers works, translation
Translating Luther's Works into Chinese is not as easy as it seems. Enjoy this in depth discussion with retired missionary and professor, Rev. Dr. Henry Rowold about this important task.
April 4th, 2017 | 21 mins 4 secs
collaboration, congregation, international
Roy S. Askins talks with Rev. Chuck Hoffman about serving International Lutheran Church, Seoul, South Korea. The context is unique but Pr. Hoffman explains how in many ways, serving God's people in South Korea remains the same as serving God's people in any place or context.
January 23rd, 2017 | 16 mins 37 secs
asia, larry matro, oceania, papua new guinea, sanguma, seminary
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod has been doing work in Papua New Guinea since the 1960s. In today's episode, Rev. Larry Matro, Oceania Area Director, talks about Timothy Lutheran Seminary in PNG.
January 16th, 2017 | 13 mins 23 secs
disaster response, lcms, lcp, mercy, reyes
The Rev. Antonio Reyes serves as the president of the Lutheran Church in the Philippines, and last November he took some time away from a conference hosted by Luther Academy and LCMS Disaster Response to talk about the LCP and how these conferences have helped the LCP.
January 9th, 2017 | 21 mins 53 secs
disaster response, johnson, lcms, lcp, mercy, philippines
Mercy work must remain connected to Word and Sacrament ministry. Rev. Johnson explains how he works both in the United States and internationally, particularly the Philippines, to show mercy to the world while keeping it firmly rooted in Word and Sacrament ministry.
January 2nd, 2017 | 11 mins 28 secs
disaster response, ehican, lcms, lcp, mercy
The Rev. Felipe Ehican, pastor and vice president of the Lutheran Church of the Philippines, took some time aware from a conference hosted by Luther Academy and LCMS Disaster Response, to talk about the Theology of the Cross and the Two Kingdoms and how these topics benefit the LCP.
December 26th, 2016 | 14 mins 36 secs
asia, greater china, mission, paul, preaching station, taiwan
A few years ago, the China Evangelical Lutheran Church began a preaching station among the indigenous population in Taiwan. Pr. Paul discusses what that work looks like and how Christ is working through this work.