Greeting a newcomer to Australia or New Zealand in their first or ‘heart’ language is a wonderful way to make them feel respected and valued. If you would like to welcome a stranger with a friendly phrase in their language and begin to build friendships with people of other cultures, ‘Heart Talk’ can help.

This new 90-page booklet from LCA Cross-Cultural Ministry features greetings in more than 40 languages, along with tips on how to use it and helpful information about the countries behind the languages. Email or follow Cross-Cultural Ministry eNews for more details (

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