Fifteen years in Debora

In 2004, Rosemary Winderlich resigned from several positions and completed a TESOL course (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). For the next 15 years she was a ViMO (Volunteer in Mission Overseas), with the Angkola Church, a very small, very isolated Batak church in Indonesia, then to Debora Home, also in Indonesia. Panti Asuhan […]

read more

Luther Study Centre opens in Indonesia

The inauguration of the Luther Study Centre (LSC) in Pemetangsiantar in northern Sumatra has realised a long-held hope of the Lutheran churches of Indonesia. The centre was opened on 4 December 2020, as members of the Indonesian churches were joined online by friends and partners from around the world. Although COVID-19 robbed the participants of […]

read more

Gifts to fellow pastors reflect God’s love

When I called on Lutheran pastors in Australia and New Zealand to support their brother pastors in the Philippines, the response was breathtaking. I had heard from President Antonio Reyes of the Lutheran Church in the Philippines (LCP) about the effect of COVID-19 church shutdowns, inadequate health facilities, isolation and the lack of a government […]

read more

How do we partner in these times? Virtually, of course!

The people of Ipswich and those living in Myanmar, share almost nothing in common. Food, clothing, cultural traditions, buildings, are worlds apart as you visit these two locations. And yet, through a partnership supported by LCA International Mission, the people of Ipswich Lutheran Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Myanmar (ELCM), share a profound […]

read more

New life for an old resource

And he who was seated on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” (Revelation 21:5) As followers of Jesus, we are people of the resurrection, so it should not surprise us when God brings new life out of something that appears dead and forgotten. Yet every time it happens, we are amazed! […]

read more

Bow’s story

Home of Grace is a safe place for pregnant women who are in difficult situations. It is a service of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Thailand. All the women who come to Home of Grace have a story to tell about how they came to be there. This is Bow’s story. * Bow is 23 […]

read more

Learning and teaching as a reconciled child of God

I was blessed to have the opportunity to attend a Biblical Reconciliation workshop in Pematangsiantar, North Sumatra, in 2019. These workshops aim to equip and encourage pastors and teachers in Indonesia, and are offered as a service of the Lutheran Church of Australia. The workshop was based on six lessons: Remember whose you are Repent […]

read more
Showing 1 to 10 of 53 results
LCA International Mission