National Magazine of the Lutheran Church of Australia
The life of a lay chaplain in Lutheran schools is rarely easy and never boring – whether it requires kicking a footy with Year 6 boys, tackling questions about science and theology with Year 12s, or supporting staff through grief.
Being a Christian chaplain in a government school means you can’t explicitly preach the good news of Jesus to students but that suits Sharon Salomon just fine because there’s no rule against living the gospel as an example.
In response to a General Synod request, the One Loving God project team has developed resources for those who deliver care through aged and community services.
Lutheran Services provides care, support and accommodation for many people in need, including people living with disability.
There are 65 million people across the world seeking refuge. People forced to flee conflict and oppression. Some reach the relative safety of a refugee camp, while many others die.
Shona Reid, a member of the LCA’s Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) Project Team, looks at why the LCA’s commitment to develop a RAP is such a significant step.
Tatachilla Lutheran College, south of Adelaide, has long held Indigenous perspectives as central to its purpose, however this has taken on greater meaning in recent months, especially through the development of a Reconciliation Action Plan.
I was blessed to be at the LCA’s General Convention and hear a proposal for our church to support the preparation of a Reconciliation Action Plan. It was a great joy.
As we reflect through Lent in the lead-up to the ultimate story of renewal – the resurrection, Pastor Noel Due explores what renewal means for the future of the church.
Walk My Way is growing. Our Lutheran family is rushing to be part of this fundraising event created by ALWS to help our members to go and grow as God’s people as we help refugee children in camps in Kenya to go to school.