National Magazine of the Lutheran Church of Australia
Did you know Central Australia is as ‘Lutheran’ as Toowoomba in Queensland or South Australia’s Barossa Valley?
Cross-Cultural Ministry exists to nurture an inclusive missional culture in the LCA/NZ.
It seems society often measures our success according to our employment and relationship status. Emma Graetz shares some of her journey, navigating life as a single person – and as a loved child of God.
While losing a spouse or partner through death or divorce is often extremely painful, Vic Pfitzner says we need not be defined by our losses or our grief. We still have a vocation, even if we are single again.
Our Lutheran family supports hundreds of thousands of people living in refugee camps in Africa through ALWS. Jonathan Krause has recently returned from visiting the camps and shares his reflections.
Some people find that sharing their faith comes naturally, but for others of us it may even be something we dread. We asked Dean Eaton, from the LCA’s Local Mission office, for some tips, strategies and words of encouragement.
Some people don’t feel well-equipped to pass on their faith to their children or grandchildren. Thankfully, the team from the LCA’s Grow Ministries has advice and resources to help
Singer-songwriter Deborah Robertson has shared the pain of her miscarriages through the powerful autobiographical song ‘He’s Being Your Mum’. The song is a result of her realisation that her unborn babies are in Jesus’ care and the hope that gives her. Meet her here and read the full story in The Lutheran.
A founding member of the International Society of Science and Religion, Rev Dr Mark Worthing offers his view on how we confess our ancient faith in an age of science and technology.
How do science and faith interact when it comes to understanding human life? A former bioethics researcher, Kimberley Pfeiffer shares her biblically based reflections.