Bishop Mark Vainikka reflects on Psalm 137 in response to the narrative of the church as one of immigration, adjustment and growth. Our foundational narrative is about learning to sing the Lord’s song in a foreign land.
On July 21st, the International Olympic Committee will determine whether or not the 2032 Olympic Games will be held in Brisbane. Bishop Paul Smith, in his last newsletter article as Bishop in Queensland…
We have just elected a new Bishop for the Lutheran Church in Queensland and two new assistant Bishops. Bishop Paul Smith celebrates this election and these “servants of the Word”: Ben, Mark and Nathan.
After this coming weekend, the Lutheran Church in the Queensland District will have elected a Bishop to take over the work from Bishop Paul Smith. Here Bishop Paul Smith reflects on the promise of the Lord to “build his Church”.
Bishop Paul Smith reflects on one of his most favourite Bible stories from the New Testament book of Acts. This story of the “eunuch” from Ethiopia is a reminder of the heart of God for us – showing that God does not give up on us.