The first letter of Peter in the New Testament is addressed to Christians scattered across Asia Minor in the first century after Christ. It is a practical manual on how to survive persecution. We live very different lives to believers back then, but we, too, could soon face more active opposition.
LCANZ Bishop John Henderson will not stand for re-election at this year’s Convention of General Synod in September–October. First elected in April 2013, he will retire after serving three synodical terms in the role.
In the leadup to Reconciliation Week (27 May to 3 June), LCA/NZ Bishop John Henderson took the opportunity to reflect on the theme for 2020, ‘In this together’. Bishop Henderson encouraged the church to remember that we are ‘one humanity, joined in Christ Jesus’.
In the lead-up to Australia’s National Reconciliation Week, the LCA has released a video in which LCA/NZ Bishop John Henderson addresses the importance of developing and implementing an LCA Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).