In 1984 Pastor Greg Schiller moved to Papua New Guinea (PNG). It was there that he took up his call as vicar on Siassi Island, with the LCA’s partner church, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Papua New Guinea. Thirty-two years later, in 2016, he was called back to Australia; and in 2017 took up a… Read more
On Sunday 4 November 2018 some 1800 people from across Brisbane gathered in colourful attire to celebrate the blessing and dedication of the former New-Life Lutheran church, Hilllcrest – now St Thomas the Apostle Syro Malabar Parish Church. ‘The Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, based in India, is a Major Archiepiscopal Church in full communion with the… Read more
Why is it that some communities are effective in their mission and others seem to constantly struggle?
Many people know a familiar hymn once sung regularly at confirmations: “Take thou my hand and lead me.”
St Paul’s Lutheran Church at Caboolture is one of eight LCA congregations to receive the LCA’s ‘Have a Go!’ financial grant, sponsored by the LLL.
Age-care chaplains in Lutheran Services are sometimes referred to as ‘architects of community’, as they help people maintain important connections and create new ones.
I remember listening to a high school speaker talk about the relationship between cause and effect.
The most profound description of the way that “King Jesus” rules over us, is discovered in the parable of the “sheep and the goats” in Matthew 25.
In his book “Didn’t See it Coming” Carey Nieuwhof writes “when the speed of change around an organisation is faster than the speed of change inside the organisation, the organisation becomes irrelevant.”
As I turn the soil, ready to plant my summer vegetable garden I have a reminder of my friend James Haak.