||This essay is part of a series of essays produced by a joint effort involving Dr. Martin Luther College and Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary for the 450th anniversary of Luther’s Large and Small Catechisms in the spring of 1979. The following world missionaries of our Synod supplied information for this study: Latin America— R.A. Eggert, Ralph Martens, V.W. Winter, Roger Sprain; Apacheland—H.E. Hartzell; Southeast Asia—John Chworowsky, Gary A. Kirschke; Central Africa—D.W. Fastenau, R.G. Cox, E.R. Wendland, G.L. Thompson, M.T. Wendland; Japan—Richard A. Poetter, Harold R. Johne. Dr. Seth Erlandsson of the Lutheran Confessional Church in Sweden also responded to our request for information.