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The Lutheran is one of the most highly awarded publications within the Australasian Religious Press Association and we’re very proud of it.

God’s love comes
to life

The Lutheran reveals how God’s love comes to life in the families, congregations and communities of the LCA/NZ.

Honest stories of our people

The Lutheran tells the stories of our people in the church with profound honesty and frankness – there’s no glossing over the tough issues.

Featured Stories

‘My life-changing gift’

At 32 weeks into the pregnancy, Karen Dymke discovered via an ultrasound exam that her third child was to be born with half a brain.

Lutheran media outreach turns 75

This month marks 75 years of Lutheran media outreach in Australia. On 2 September 1945, The Lutheran Hour program was first broadcast on Australian radio, sharing the good news of Jesus Christ to thousands of people around the nation.

Candles light a fire for ministry

It was a baptism of fire raining down on the head of Elisabeth Clarke that sparked her unique ministry almost a decade ago.

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This month’s featured photo

Good news warriors

Pastor Richard Schwedes from Sydney Lutheran Parish introduced Pastor Myadagmaa Sainaa, from Good News Lutheran Church in Ulaanbaatar, to some reading from home while on a pre-COVID trip to Mongolia. Seen here at the Chinggis Khaan Statue Complex, Pastor Richard was in the Central Asian nation to visit parishioners who had gone home to Mongolia for holidays. Pastor Sainna’s son is also studying in Sydney. Pastor Richard, who has been hosting a Mongolian Bible study, also met Pastor Sainna’s congregations during the visit.

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What subscribers say about The Lutheran

‘I love the way The Lutheran openly proclaims the gospel as it should be, encouraging and uplifting all readers that our God calls and gifts us for his purposes in his kingdom. I’m excited to hear diverse stories of our own people where the life-giving love of God is embraced and put into practice!’

I’m one of the older generation but, I hope these days with a renewed understanding and vision for ’the Church’. I consider The Lutheran is a very valuable resource to assist our daily walk going forward.

I enjoy reading about all the various ministries initiatives happening around Australia, New Zealand and beyond which I may not ever hear about if it wasn’t for The Lutheran.

Our copy of The Lutheran arrived today and I would like you to know how much we appreciate reading it. You present the lifesaving power of the gospel. You present such a positive church which is encouraging us to keep supporting people.

About Us

As the magazine of the Lutheran Church of Australia (incorporating the Lutheran Church of New Zealand), The Lutheran informs the members of the LCA about the church’s teaching, life, mission and people, helping them to grow in faith and commitment to Jesus Christ.

The Lutheran also provides a forum for a range of opinions, which do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the editor or the policies of the Lutheran Church of Australia. The Lutheran is a member of the Australasian Religious Press Association and as such subscribes to its journalistic and editorial codes of conduct.

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