RI in state schools: going where the need is
Religious Instruction in State Schools (commonly known as RI) has been around, off and on, for over 100 years. Rev David Baker from the Christian RI Alliance shares what RI looks like in Queensland today.
Our world’s response to COVID-19 has finely tuned our ears to the messages of this Holy Week. Our ears are finely tuned to the experiences of our Lord Jesus … Our ears are also finely tuned to the “reason for the season” …
Blessed are the Peacemakers – A Life Changing Workshop
Previous attendee, Anna Kneen, shares her experience with the eye-opening, life-changing ‘Blessed are the Peacemakers’ workshop and encourages all to attend.
From Transistor Radios to Sharing Asian Ministry
On Sunday the 13th of October, there was an extraordinary event in the life of our Lutheran Church’s work amongst Chinese people. The recently-recognised “Queensland Asian Congregation” (QAC) extended a call to a Pastor.
Speaking the Gospel Workshops
Ministry & Mission are sponsoring two free workshops that will essentially provide an opportunity for attendees to grow in their capacity in proclaiming the gospel and toward certification.
People of THE Story
In this parable, the Lord Jesus is declaring that the story of the cross and resurrection is the way of justice, mercy and peace, which is the way we are called to travel as our story is caught up in his story.
Hope Vale Community Celebrates the Coming of the Gospel
Our unity is a result of the word of God reaching our shores and the embracing of the love of God for all people in a very tangible way. We sing together, pray together and eat together.
These ‘disruptive missional practices’ bring life and a sense of identity in times that seem chaotic: ‘dwelling in the word’ and ‘dwelling in the world’.
Passing it on
I encourage the local delegates of our District to consider joining me in the journey of stepping aside in two years, and raising up younger delegates to represent the people.
Hearing the Gospel in 21 Languages!
The congregation at St Andrew’s Lutheran Church came together to celebrate Pentecost. The text of John 3:16 was read in 21 languages. Can you guess what they were?