Ministry bears amazing fruit

In 2015 LCA International Mission sought a significant way to recognise the 50th birthday of the LCA and the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. The general brief was to focus on intercultural youth leadership development, with the involvement of young adults from the LCA and our overseas partner churches. Partnering with Grow Ministries, LCA International […]

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‘Just tell people what God did for you’

True to his word, Rev Chandran shared his life story as we sat looking out over Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, until well past midnight. As a young boy Chandran would go to the Hindu temple with his father and grandfather to offer prayers to the Hindu gods but when his father died, Chandran’s mum, who was […]

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Building a brighter future

Herlina Sihombing’s mother and father died when she was young. Family members took them in and they were spread out between households. It’s a situation many of us are blessed not to have been through. But Herlina knows firsthand the heartache and loneliness of losing parents as a child and uses this knowledge to help […]

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Who remembers Rentina?

The LCA, through International Mission, offers scholarships for people from Asia and Papua New Guinea to study. Sometimes the students take up study opportunities in Asia-based seminaries and sometimes they study in Australia. The following story is from one of the students who came to study in Australia in a year when our population was […]

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Prayer for Christians in Indonesia

Lutheran Church of Australia Bishop John Henderson is calling on LCA members to pray for Christians in Indonesia facing attacks on their churches and people, as well as for those behind the attacks. Dear Friends, As we celebrate Advent, and prepare for the coming in Christ in the relative peace of New Zealand and Australia, […]

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Passing on the faith

Passing on the faith from mother to daughter took on new meaning for Kathy Bensted and her daughter Emily, when Kathy served as speaker for the Women’s Ministry Conference in Yangon, Myanmar, in October. Women from the four Lutheran churches in Myanmar gathered to be encouraged in their faith and to learn from the life […]

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Holy Spirit burns in young hearts

Recently my wife Kathy, along with our daughter Emily, was invited by LCA International Mission to teach at the women’s ministry conference in Myanmar. I also had the blessing of visiting this beautiful country with my son Adam and friend Karl Rau. While the women were at the conference, we were invited by Pastor James […]

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