After years of resistance and within hours of death, Karthik’s dad was lead to say, 'I am a Christian'. Hearts soften and lives change in more ways than we plan when Jesus is trusted and allowed to shine brightly.
Alternative Schoolies sounds oddly contradictory. “Schoolies” itself seems to describe a behaviour considered by mainstream society as already alternative. However, there are a number of year 12 students marking this significant transition in a very different way to other school leavers.
In partnership with LCA Mission International, my work as a consultant focuses on building the leadership capacity of a core group of principals. These principals have undertaken a series of workshops on school improvement, and a sub-group visited high-achieving Christian schools in Jakarta.
Immanuel College, Novar Gardens in South Australia, has had a partnership with Bethany Home in Malaysia for over eight years now. This partnership has been, and continues to be, a vital part of our mission and ministry.
In November 2012, eleven Year 11 students and three staff, completed a Mission trip in Cambodia. Lutheran World Mission in Singapore organised the trip for the team from Unity College and joining us was a team from Singapore, Hong Kong, other Australians, as well as locals from Cambodia to make up one Mission team.
At Navigator College in Port Lincoln, the whole school is involved in service learning. Children from aged five in reception, right up to year twelve, participate actively in God’s mission in the world through serving others, all the while, learning as they go.
Lutheran schools are different from other schools. The chief task of Lutheran Education Australia (LEA) is to uphold and promote the gospel in the schools of the LCA. But in the day-to-day business of providing excellent education to over 36,500 students — some of whom are Christian and many of whom are not — it […]
A unique team of 90 people from different parts of Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong came together for two weeks in July of 2010 in the Kampong Chhnang province of Cambodia. Among this group were ten, year eleven students, and three staff members from Unity College in Murray Bridge, South Australia. Unity College’s chaplain, Rev Greg […]
Head hunters, jungle treks and “Selamat Datang”. With some embarrassment, I must confess I’m not entirely certain whether I have read an issue of Border Crossings. There are also a number of other reasons why it is strange that I find myself now writing an article for its pages. Travelling the world has never been […]