For 68-year-old Queenslander Anne Maczkowiack, walking the 800-kilometre Camino De Santiago trail across Spain was only a part of a post-retirement reward in 2014. She and husband Robert decided to add an extra 300 kilometres to start from Barcelona. That says something about embracing opportunities
In our ‘modern’ world, a common perception is that we are able to connect globally more than ever before. Smartphones, satellites, cyberspace and airplanes make this an easy presumption. Nevertheless, is it true?
From little things, big things grow. The Bible is filled with stories of how God used small beginnings to create greatness. David was a shepherd boy. Esther was a slave. Joseph was hated by his brothers.
Jesus submits to God’s will. It’s not always God’s will for you to win the lottery. It’s not always God’s will for your severed finger to miraculously grow back. It’s not always God’s will for your hardship to be magically resolved. If prayer worked like that, Jesus wouldn’t have gone to the cross.
#youngSAVEDfree In this monthly column we hear from young people in our church about the ministries and mission they are part of – and how we in the LCA can better engage with youth in our communities. When Ben Schubert decided it was time to take a step back from the youth ministry roles he’d… Read more