Rev Dr Les Grope ‘modelled what a leader should be’ according to those who succeeded him as head of the Lutheran Church of Australia (LCA). Dr Grope is survived by his sons Andrew and Peter, their partners Bernadette and Anna, and one grandchild, Louis.
Last evening, 24 May 2017, LCA Bishop John Henderson arrived home safely in Adelaide, having flown from Windhoek, Namibia. While attending the LWF Assembly in Windhoek, he had suffered a heart attack and was required to stay in the country until it was safe for him to travel. He was accompanied on his return journey… Read more
Bishop John Henderson and International Mission leader Glenice Hartwich represented the LCA at a global gathering of Lutherans in Namibia, Africa, earlier this month. Australian Lutheran World Service head Chey Mattner also attended as a member of the Committee for World Service. The Australian contingent also included Pastor Matt Anker, who was invited to share… Read more
LCA Bishop John Henderson has been discharged from hospital in Namibia, Africa, as he continues to recover well after suffering a heart attack there on Saturday (13 May). Bishop Henderson, who is in Namibia to represent the LCA at the Lutheran World Federation Assembly in Windhoek, was admitted to hospital on Saturday and had two… Read more
Therefore we have been buried with him by baptism into death, so that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life. Romans 6:4 (NRSV) When St Paul wrote these words, his topic was sin and grace. Sin had power over… Read more
LCA Bishop John Henderson has joined hundreds of religious leaders from around the world in adding their names to an interfaith statement urging the world’s political leaders to take swift and just action on climate change. Bishop Henderson signed the statement last month on behalf of the district bishops and the LCA. The statement was… Read more
This is the written report of LCA Bishop John Henderson presented to LCA district conventions throughout 2016. Minor amendments and updates are made throughout the year. Last updated June 2016. I believe in one holy Catholic and apostolic Church (Nicene Creed) What makes a church Christian? There might be many answers to that question. Firstly,… Read more