In this article, I’ll briefly respond to a number of questions about funerals. I’ll give my opinion as a relatively experienced pastor of the LCA (ordained in 1997), and I’ll also quote from the commentary on the funeral rite from the Church Rites of the Lutheran Church of Australia.
The Lutherans for Life National Conference 2021 is taking place on Saturday 18 September 2021 in South Australia.
Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out, people around the world have been hoping for a vaccine.
One of the sad surprises that confronted me as an undertaker’s assistant—working with the police at the start of the coronial process—was the frequency of suicide, especially male suicide.
Death is part of our existence. Dying well is an important part of what it means to flourish as individuals and communities. We maintain that so-called ‘voluntary assisted dying’ (assisted suicide) is not dying well.
On 5 December 2018, the Greens introduced a radical abortion law reform bill into our South Australian parliament.
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