The LCA’s Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) has been officially endorsed by General Church Board and Reconciliation Australia (read the story). RAP documents and posters were posted last week. Keep a lookout for them at your congregation or ministry space. You can read the document on the RAP website.
The August issue of the Lutheran Theological Journal (LTJ*) is now available. This is a special themed issue containing contributions submitted by workers across the LCA/NZ with their reflections on the question: what will the church look like in a post-COVID-19 world? Ordinarily, LTJ is only available to those who subscribe, however given this issue is… Read more
It was wartime, and Rolph was in his last year at primary school. A police car arrived at our farm and mother was given 20 minutes to pack. Rolph and two younger sisters arrived home from school. “Where’s mother?” Rolph could not see her, nor even write to her for three long years. It was… Read more
When you travel, do you unpack your bags?… That may sound like a personal question. It’s not meant to be! For many of our churches across Queensland, COVID-19 worship moved us into a space of discovering whether we are an unpacker or a packer.