A call to Serve
Young people representing 54 member churches of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) in Asia with their many gifts are convinced that they are called to serve their neighbors as God's co-workers regardless of race, color and creed. A living and authentic testimony is important in a globalized world that is fast moving, ignoring the need of one's neighbor.
Sikiom Sagenan Kisku Pollob from Bangladesh says that he is liberated to be among friends and to live selflessly, for it is selfishness that creates greed that in turn takes grace for granted. He strongly feels that grace that liberates should be reflected in our daily life—for him it is serving the needs of poorer youths in
A call to Unite
“Faith is a fairly important part of our life as Asian youths. At a time when religious tension is on the rise in some parts of Asia, “Liberated by God’s grace” brings in a new fresh opportunity,” says Milka Dwi Nofrianti Harefa from
A call to Love
“Faith is related to identity, in my understanding “Liberated by God's grace” is not just our decision; faith is a gift granted by God. So in my opinion, faith is both personal and communal, and I hope that young people around the globe will experience God's grace that liberates through the love that I share,” says David Yeung Hok Chi from
Krutika Priyadarshni Mohanthy from
David Yeung Hok Chi further adds, “I'm willing to struggle with others. We are not alone, God is with us.” It is then right to say that love struggles to eradicate any form of exploitation and violation and establishes the fact that God's grace truly liberates.
Steven Lawrence, LWF Regional Officer for Asia