Unity in Cambodia

In November 2012, eleven Year 11 students and three staff, completed a Mission trip in Cambodia. Lutheran World Mission in Singapore organised the trip for the team from Unity College and joining us was a team from Singapore, Hong Kong, other Australians, as well as locals from Cambodia to make up one Mission team.

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An adventure into partnership

Navigator College is a Lutheran school in Port Lincoln, situated on the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. As an emerging school within the Lutheran education network, Navigator has been working hard to develop opportunities for its students, including service learning, a key aspect of Christian education. As our school established its learning program, we were […]

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Plugged in! – The power of connection

The word ‘connect’ is bandied about like cardboard coffee cups – used too frequently and then thrown away, its value rarely appreciated. For, like the underrated cardboard cup, the word ‘connect’ contains something deliciously addictive. ‘Connect is all about relationships and all the potential that lies within them. To connect is to make contact, be […]

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Mission Thailand 2012 bigger and better

The Thailand mission team has tested the ‘bigger is better’ theory with its biggest-ever contingent: 19 people. They ranged in age from 14 to 66, and represented six Lutheran congregations and one congregation of another Christian denomination. For ten days, 6-16 January, the ‘MT2012: Disciples of all Nations’ team assisted LCA missionary Pastor Simon Mackenzie […]

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Pastor Simon Mackenzie

Ordained in 2004 after studying at Australian Lutheran College (ALC) in Adelaide, Pastor Simon Mackenzie was assigned to Thailand as the first full time missionary in Asia, for the Lutheran Church of Australia (LCA). While living and ministering in the Thai city of Chang Rai, Simon was aware of the plight of the Lua’ people […]

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The Road Ahead

‘You are confronted with poverty, family displacement, hardship. Families living in this area are just trying to survive. ‘But they are happy and always smiling. They would give you the shirt off their back’, explains Simon King. Simon recently returned home to Australia after evaluating progress in Baan Den since the two-week mission trip in […]

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Two Nations United

Through faith in our Lord Jesus Christ, 13 women (including myself) from the St Johns Lutheran Church, Goroka, Papua New Guinea, went on an outreach journey to South Australia’s Golden Grove Lutheran Church and Primary School in November, 2008. Three from our group had been to Australia before. For the rest, it was their first […]

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Smiles at Hephata

“Hello! Hello!” The smiling man with the missing teeth called cheerily to us every morning – and every time we walked past his sitting place. His warm call and happy grin were guaranteed to make us smile back. But that was normal at Hephata – we were always met with smiling faces and cheerful greetings […]

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Welded together: Queensland and PNG sister schools

Eleven people from the Peace Lutheran Primary School community in Gatton, Queensland, have visited their Papua New Guinean (PNG) sister school, Bemal Lutheran Primary. John Trappet, a teacher at Peace said, ‘The journey took us out into the remote bush via a very bumpy and dusty route, including an unsealed logging road. ‘When we drove […]

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Unity in Diversity

South Australian school students formed part of a unique team assisting Cambodian villagers with medical – and spiritual – first aid. To share the love of Jesus Christ with the people of Kampong Chhnang province, Cambodia, a unique team of 90 people from different parts of Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong came together – for […]

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