National Magazine of the Lutheran Church of Australia
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.
The famous Passion Play of Oberammergau is Catholic by tradition, but many Australian Lutherans have attended it. Next year a local Lutheran pastor will also play a special role.
Tim Paschke and his family have experienced firsthand the challenges, stresses and unknowns that drought brings. But even in the toughest times, Tim has reason to hope.
In times of drought, many Lutherans are keen to help others. Despite their own battles, Helen and Rob Heinrich have seen grace at work in a hay run to people doing it tough.
Drought is a common unwelcome companion for many country communities in Australia. Here LCA members share how their encounters with it have shaped their lives and livelihoods – and how faith keeps them going.