Resources and Contacts for Latino Ministry:

Lutheran Hispanic Missionary Institute –
Richard Schlak, executive director Concordia Publishing House: Lutheran Spanish (and bilingual) resources, including bilingual Catechisms and the Book of Concord in Spanish. Unfortunately there is still only a little in the way of practical ideas for cross-cultural ministry.  Center for U. S. Missions: Courses and coaching for planting churches in general in the U.S. Directly pertains to Anglo church planting, many of the ideas work also for Hispanic ministry.  Ethnic Harvest: Statistics, ministry resources, ideas and links for culture-specific ministry. Center for Hispanic Studies at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO. Advanced theology courses in Spanish for leaders who seek to serve as ordained pastors or consecrated deaconesses in the LCMS. Ralph Williams’ site with ideas for developing a covenant between two ethnic groups sharing facilities. Lutheran Inter-City Network Coalition: They have a lot of good ideas, but the web site is mostly talking about their ministry events without a lot of resources to help you. There is contact information, however… Lutheran Hispanic Missionary Institute: Online courses for Hispanic ministry leaders in English and Spanish, bilingual worship resources, Spanish catechism helps, prayer chain for Hispanic outreach. Lutheran Hour Ministries’ Spanish Web Site: Excellent resources including booklets in Spanish, videos with Spanish subtitles, and free Spanish devotionals online.