On 8 December 2012, Melissa and Peter McGuinness learnt of their 18-year-old son’s death in a tragic road crash that claimed five lives. Now Melissa shares their story with young people around Australia, hoping to facilitate change in driving behaviours.
High school-aged Lutherans and their friends will gather at an internet ‘camp’ this winter school holidays. Organised by the LCA SA–NT District’s Blueprint Ministries, the camp.online program has been developed in response to COVID-19.
#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. Tom Krahling is a self-confessed ‘camp junkie’, having become hooked on Christian camps while he was still at… Read more
The LCA’s Grow Ministries has launched a ‘practical, accessible’ and ‘refreshing’ new resource which offers a new way of looking at confirmation. Released last week after five years of research and testing, Grow Disciples – A guide for cultivating lifelong faith is designed to assist congregations, pastors, families and young people in their approach to… Read more
On Monday 28 October 2019, Unity College in Murray Bridge South Australia presented Year 12 students with a variety of awards and acknowledged their graduation during a valedictory service. Among the graduating class were four students from Areyonga in the Northern Territory.
#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
Is the belief that we’re losing young people from our LCA/NZ congregations at a faster rate than ever backed up by facts? We asked Western Australia’s Pastor Matthew Bishop to look at what the statistics tell us.