Light in the darkness

A candle radiating light is depicted in the logo of Bethany Home, Malaysia. How apt this logo is for Bethany Home as the staff and residents of this unique place shine the love of Jesus Christ way beyond the boundary of Bethany, past the limits of the town of Teluk Intan where it is situated […]

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News from the Home of Praise

Throughout the whole of last year we could feel the love of God through those who supported, encouraged and prayed for us. Thanks be to God for all the activities that brought the children joy and happiness. Christmas and National Children’s Day The two day nurseries were anxious that they would not have enough present […]

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Another mustard seed miracle

For a week we had been at Sabah Theological Seminary (STS) at Kota Kinabalu in Sabah, making plans to set up a Lutheran Study Centre at the request of the Lutheran bishops of Malaysia and Singapore. This centre is to serve students who come to STS from many parts of South East Asia and to […]

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Mission Fundraiser Bears Fruit

Riverland farmer Lou Moss has found an innovative way to support God’s work in overseas communities — by selling his homegrown apricots. In 2004 Lou, a member of the New Residence congregation in the Barmera parish, South Australia, embarked on his first trip to the Mango Tree Rehabilitation Centre in Tonga to work with children […]

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Missionary caught in Thai floods

We are calling for urgent prayer support for the LCA’s missionary serving in northern Thailand. Pastor Simon Mackenzie and his wife Oiy lost many of their possessions in a flash flood that devastated the area in which they are serving. Pastor Mackenzie, Oiy and their two-year-old son Aussie are safe in a hotel, after having […]

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Pray for me and my boys

A smile lights up Rosmah’s face as she sits in the office of the Vice Principal of Sabah Theological Seminary (STS) and shares her story. But her lips begin to tremble as she asks us to pray for her and her boys – Jimie and Joshua. Rosmah is one of the Orang Asli – indigenous […]

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Where to from here?

Hanna Schulz is a woman with vision, energy and calling – a calling to serve as a Bible translator. This year Hanna has relocated from Adelaide to Kangaroo Ground, Melbourne following the completion of her theological studies at Australian Lutheran College in 2010. At the Wycliffe/Summer Institute of Linguistics headquarters in Melbourne, Hanna is immersing […]

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The more I know … the less I know.

The joy and challenges of being an Australian Lutheran in Papua New Guinea. Of the 25 years he has been a Lutheran Church of Australia pastor, Greg Schiller has spent 22 of them in Papua New Guinea, in a diverse range of settings and circumstances. The lessons and insights gained over these years prepare him […]

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Fruity Spiced Indian Rice

Serves 4 Ingredients 2 cups of long grain rice 3 tbs butter Pinch of salt 1 ½ tsp garam masala ¾ cup diced dried mixed fruit medley 2 cloves 2 cardamom pods 1 cinnamon stick Method Melt butter in large saucepan Add rice and stir for 2-3minutes Add remaining ingredients and stir Add 2 ¼ […]

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