In an echo of its beginnings 140 years ago, the Finke River Mission has again welcomed a German pastor to serve in Central Australia – Pastor Michael Jacobsen of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria.
‘Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. Send me!”‘ The words of Isaiah 6:8 have particular relevance for Wayne George, lead pastor of St John’s, Bundaberg.
‘God is a God of surprises. At the beginning of this year I would never have envisaged this as my next call’, Pastor Lester Priebbenow told the LCA District of Victoria and Tasmania after the announcement of his election as bishop. ‘But God is also a God of provision, and when I was nominated I… Read more
The Lutheran has won a silver award at this year’s Australasian Religious Press Association (ARPA) awards ceremony held in Sydney in September. The recognition in the Best Faith Reflection category was given posthumously for a feature story by the late Pastor Rick Zweck. Published in the November 2015 issue, ‘Life in the hard lane’ powerfully… Read more