Fish and Vegetable Korma

Serves 4 Ingredients 3 heaped tbsp Patak’s korma paste 700g firm white fish (eg flake, ling, butterfish), scaled, pin-boned and cut into even chunks Olive oil Bunch spring onions, trimmed and finely sliced 1 capsicum (seeded), cut into chunks 1 zucchini, diced into chunks 1 carrot, thinly sliced 1 tin 400ml low-fat coconut milk 6 […]

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Food for Life

The pond teaming with fish, and the lush green, productive vegetable garden belie the harsh realities of 63 year old Sok Simpli’s former life. The atrocities of the Pol Pot regime lie buried in her memory. The life which followed that torturous time brought hardships of other kinds. Living in the village of Krus and […]

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Out of the slums comes hope

‘I want them to get out of the slums’, said Muek. Cracked bitumen, obscured sky and rotting rubbish piled high. Shards of glass, skinny, hungry dogs, pollution and plastic bags circling overhead like birds of prey. This is their playground; the children of the Klong Toey slums in Bangkok. It is estimated that upwards of […]

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Learning through Practical Partnerships

Partnership is one of the most important ingredients when working in mission. The Lutheran Church of Australia (LCA) has established relationships with overseas partner churches, and it is within these relationships that schools can strike up rewarding partnerships of their own. One such rewarding partnership exists between Navigator College, Port Lincoln, South Australia, and SMA […]

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Going home tired but happy

Nittaya Mandee (or Sao as she is called by friends and family), spends each working day surrounded by children – 35 mostly active and very needy little children aged between six months and three years. Together with two other women in the ‘big’ children’s room, an infant children’s carer and Mrs Nam Kant (who has […]

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Indonesian guests strengthen inter-church partnerships

‘It is good to be here, celebrating your 175th anniversary’, Bishop Willem Simarmata told delegates early on the first day of Convention. ‘God still takes care of the Lutheran Church of Australia, God loves the LCA, and the LCA will be a blessing to Australia and to all the world’, he said. Bishop Simarmata is […]

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God’s love changes us

“’Love comes to life” in the church is the tag line for the celebration of 175 years of LCA’s mission. A tag line which I deeply appreciate and more than agree with. While it is true that “love comes to life” in the church through the preaching of the gospel and diaconal work, through which […]

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A pastor on a mission

Rev Dr William Chang has been a pastor and teacher for more than 30 years in Asia. Now he is serving as Lutheran World Federation’s Area Secretary for Asia and the Middle East, Palestine and the Pacific in the Department for Mission and Development. He gets to see the Holy Spirit working in many lives, […]

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A bowl of rice porridge

A bowl of rice porridge seems very different from the vast array of breakfast cereals that line the supermarket shelves of Australia and what our children and grandchildren enjoy for breakfast at the start of each new day. However, that bowl of rice porridge is enjoyed and eaten with much gusto by the little children […]

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Bible Translation in Papua New Guinea

Hanna Schulz is no stranger to the love of God, ‘disclipling’, languages, hardship and exploring. These opportunities have provided her with the skills and aptitude to survive situations like living and working at sea, or Bible translation within a remote village in Papua New Guinea.  Odd examples to just pluck from thin air, but in […]

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