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
Vocation is a good word to describe your job. ‘Vocation’ means ‘calling’ and using it for your daily work, points to the “calling voice of God” in our lives. We don’t simply serve our ‘boss’ or list of duties. We serve the Lord who has called us out of darkness into his marvellous light. Christians see their work and… Read more
Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ There are always floods in the far north of our beautiful state of Queensland. Some floods come and go with no effect on property, or on livelihoods and with no loss of human life. February 2019 in Townsville has seen the other kind of flooding that is all those… 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.”