Telling the world the saving message of the gospel.

Find confessional Lutheran publications and Bible study materials in 53 languages in the 2019 Multi-Language Publications catalog.

“He said to them, ‘Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation’” (Mark 16:15).

Multi-Language Publications (MLP), an arm of WELS World Missions, has produced more than 2.9 million print items, audio and video resources, and online training resources in more than 53 languages to date. Through these resources MLP can assist and enhance outreach for all churches, especially in places where WELS does not have resident missionaries. The majority of MLP products are evangelism and Bible Study materials to be used by anyone who sees a need for ministering to others in Christ.


WELS Multi-Language Publications assists in the production of confessional Christian literature and other mass-media in the languages of countries where WELS is working and in other areas or language groups where the synod does not have an official presence.

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Multi-Language Publications promotes, supports, and coordinates the development of confessional Lutheran materials for outreach in many languages.

Bible Illustrations

Multi-Language Publications has compiled a collection of biblical illustrations portraying the Old Testament, the life and ministry of Jesus, and the New Testament Church.

World Mission Collection

The World Mission Collection, housed in the Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, Wis., comprises materials of interest to Confessional Lutherans in more than 2000 titles in more than 60 languages.

Free resources from WELS Multi-Language Publications are available for order through Northwestern Publishing House (NPH).


WELS Multi-Language Publications provides resources for individuals and congregations worldwide. Consider supporting MLP with your prayers and gifts.


Contact WELS Multi-Language Publications for more information.