Stamps for Mission: an update

Most of us know about this innovative mission, where used stamps are cleaned, sorted and sold for the best prices, usually ending up overseas. Rita Seidel, a stamp receiver in South Australia, has been saving, cleaning, sorting and packing stamps since she was 15 years old. She is now 86. ‘For some years we have […]

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Shine for Jesus

When Rev Terry Kee, Bishop of the Lutheran Church in Singapore (LCS) was first informed that the theme of our Convention would be ‘Learning to Walk Again’, his first thought was, ‘What does our young church that is just learning to walk have to say to a church that has been walking and running for […]

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Serving thousands of Seamen

Wilson Wong wasn’t born into a Christian family. He and his family and parents worshipped other spirits. However, one day an unwelcome spirit made its presence evident in his home. He tried everything to get rid of the spirit. He even went to the Buddhist priest, but nothing worked to remove the spirit from his […]

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Partners in Mission

‘Mission is not about written reports: it is about people and hearts and the saving grace of Jesus. It is the work of the Holy Spirit.’ The LCA supports a variety of mission partnerships in Papua New Guinea (PNG), Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Sabah, China and Cambodia. These include supporting theological education through scholarships, support […]

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Saving Stamps helps fund God’s work

Congratulations to all who have helped to make the Stamps for Mission project so successful. Established in 1953, Stamps for Mission had raised more than $306,000 by the end of 2008. Sincere thanks to the hundreds who have been involved with this vital fund-raising effort, which God has bestowed wonderful blessings upon. Special thanks to […]

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‘We have good and clean water’

‘We have good and clean water’. Like the water gushing out of the pipe from the new bore, these words poured out the gratitude and joy of Pastors Alaris and Osten and the people of Hephata, in Laguboti, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Hephata is home to 72 people (ranging from the very young to very old) […]

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Thai Chicken and Vegetable Curry

Serves 4 Ingredients 2 tbsp oil 4 tbsp Valcom curry paste 800 g – 1 kg sliced diced chicken (or other meat of your choice) 600 – 750ml of coconut milk 4 tbsp fish sauce 1 tbsp brown sugar 2 tbsp finely chopped kaffir lime leaves 1 tbsp red chilli paste (optional) 1 sliced red […]

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LCA participates in celebration of God’s mission in the LCMS

The LCA was honoured to be invited to participate in the 30th biennial convention of the Lutheran Church in Malaysia and Singapore (LCMS), through its representative Mrs Glenice Hartwich. The theme of the two-day convention, held on 29 and 30 August, was ‘Christ – the church’s one foundation’. The convention was followed by a breathtakingly […]

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the wild woman from borneo

Lively Jess Vun is one of the faces representing new partnerships between the LCA and Asian churches. ‘A lot of my non-Christian friends back home say I am like a cat with nine lives’, says Jess Vun. ‘I always ask God: Why do you try so hard to keep me alive? Why not just let […]

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