In some parts of Australia bushfires are continuing to threaten lives and livelihoods. In other places, hundreds of people are sifting through ashes, wondering how they will put their lives back together.

Many of us are asking how we can bring the love of God into this awful situation, how his love might come to life through us. Here are some ways that could happen.

The Lutheran Church Of Australia (LCA) recommends the following ways to support those hurt by this disaster…

The Australian Red Cross

The Salvation Army Disaster Appeal

The LCA Disaster & Welfare Fund

You can read Bishop John Henderson’s response in Heartland News