Laborers of Love

Lutheran Braille Workers


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Lutheran Braille Workers (LBW) has been providing God’s Word to the visually impaired since 1943, utilizing the New International Version of the Bible for the past 25 years. With the use of the English Standard Version (ESV) by the LCMS, LBW desires to offer people with visual disability the opportunity to worship and study with the same translation of the Bible as sighted people of the Church. These funds will assist in the cost of the production of the zinc plates for each Braille Work Center along with producing the ESV Bible in large print.

nullLBW's ministry lovingly reaches out to people who are visually impaired to create a connection to the Word of God and His church. As messengers of the gospel, we walk hand-in-hand with faith that love works.
nullPlease keep the ministry of LBW in prayer as "The sower soweth the Word" (Mark 4:14).

WHEREAS, Jesus declares, “The sower soweth the Word” (Mark 4:14 KJ21), and He uses our hands to do the sowing; and WHEREAS, Lutherans Braille Workers (LBW) , one of the largest producer of biblical Braille in the world, is daily asked to send God’s Word to blind and visually impaired people around the world; and
WHEREAS, LBW has been providing the New International Version translation of the Bible to people with visual impairment free of charge for more than 25 years; and
WHEREAS, The LCMS has chosen to use the English Standard Version of the Bible and funds are needed to produce the English Standard Version of the Bible for the blind and visually impaired; therefore be it
RESOLVED, That the delegates gathered at the 2017 Lutheran Women’s Missionary League Convention in Albuquerque, New Mexico, vote the sum of $100,000 to help fund Laborers of Love - Lutheran Braille Workers.

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nullLutheran Braille Workers has been serving people who are blind and visually impaired for 73 years.
nullFocused on people who are blind and visually impaired, seeking to fulfill their need for the Word of God.
nullThe English Standard Version of the Bible being formatted into LBW's specialized Large Print format.
nullA Brailled proof copy of the Book of Matthew is produced from the zinc plate masters embossed at LBW.
nullThe hands of God at work through a nationwide network of committed volunteers.


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