National Magazine of the Lutheran Church of Australia
Whanganui Lutheran congregation on New Zealand’s North Island had faced closure as numbers fell. But God had other plans for them.
Volunteers from Rockingham-Mandurah Lutheran Church in WA have been reaching out to their community, armed with only friendly smiles and some loaves of bread.
It takes courage to ‘have a go’ at sharing the gospel with our communities but that’s just what Jesus calls us to do – and he promises to be with us.
Hair braiding. Busking. Cupcakes. These are just some of the products created and sold by the Grade 5s at Good News Lutheran College in Tarneit, Victoria, as part of the ALWS What’s my business? program.
Our towns, suburbs, neighbourhoods and social clubs are golden fields of shimmering wheat. But where are the harvest workers?
What if prayer meant saying less … and listening more. What if prayer meant being quiet and still … and waiting. What if prayer didn’t change things … but changed you.
We live in one of the most diverse societies in the world. In Australia, more than 300 languages are spoken at home and our residents were born in almost 200 different countries.
There are many new and exciting developments in the 40 Lutheran communities of Central Australia, which have been served by Finke River Mission for 140 years.
Through LCA International Mission, you join us in proclaiming, training, transforming and partnering in the gospel with our neighbours across Asia and the Pacific.
Where are all the young people? Have you ever found yourself asking this or similar questions? Do you sit in church and look around at the generations of people and wonder?