In Dr John (Joe) Strelan, God gave the church a special gift, a pastor, missionary, theologian, teacher, and writer who could communicate the gospel with rare clarity and teach the profound truths of the faith with rare simplicity.
Video Script #1, 18 March 2020 View the video on the LCA/NZ COVID-19 Response page The peace of the Lord be with you in this Lenten season as we focus on the passion of our Lord, and the sacrifice of his life for the life of the whole world I’m John Henderson, bishop of… Read more
The LCA/NZ Constitution is being reviewed and all church members, congregations, ministries, districts, boards and agencies are invited to participate by completing an online survey before the end of April.
`To the angel of the church in Sardis write: `This is the message from the one who has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars. I know what you are doing; I know that you have the reputation of being alive, even though you are dead! So wake up, and strengthen what you… Read more
‘But the tax collector stood at a distance and would not even raise his face to heaven, but beat on his breast and said, “God, have pity on me, a sinner!” I tell you,’ said Jesus, ‘the tax collector, and not the Pharisee, was in the right with God when he went home. For all… Read more
LCA Acting Bishop Andrew Pfeiffer has called on congregations and individual members to pray for everyone involved in the revision, debate and voting on the Religious Discrimination Bill, a draft of which was released by federal Attorney General Christian Porter on 29 August.
70 years Out of the darkness of the war, The turmoil it created, God led his people to a land, Which all their hearts elated. From Europe we all came that time, Our faith us all uniting, The year was 1949, The Lutheran Church here was created. Our friends from the Mainland – A visiting… Read more
Once again the world has been shaken by a hideous terror attack. Lutherans in Australia and New Zealand, together with people of faith everywhere, unite in expressing our deep sympathy to the people of France, and in particular to those whose loved ones have been murdered or injured. We pray also for those who witnessed… Read more