Church Worker Wellness: Week 37 Devotion – Spiritual Wellness

God is good, even in the waiting. Jesus connects with us and gives us this body of believers to hold fast in the waiting.

Finding local resources

Many Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod church workers and spouses identified the need for help finding more wellness resources. Here are three helpful tips for finding localized resources.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 36 Devotion – Relational Wellness

If you are feeling lonely, take comfort in knowing that the God who sent His Son into the world to save us from our sins will not let you down.

International volunteer work and your health

We ask all individuals serving with The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod to consult with a primary care provider or travel physician prior to departing on a short-term mission trip.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 35 Devotion – Emotional Wellness

What are you afraid of? How does God meet us in our fears?

‘Service of Sending’ homily for national missionary Rev. Martin Schultheis

Rev. Dr. Steve Schave preaches a sermon based on Micah 6:6-8 during a Sending Service for national missionary Rev. Martin Schultheis on Nov. 19, 2019.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 34 Devotion – Vocational Wellness

There are so many days when it seems like my words, as a teacher, fall on deaf ears.

Wellness: A Lutheran perspective

Wellness and well-being are not distinctly Lutheran ideas, but Lutheranism does have some unique doctrinal concepts that are useful for the pursuit of our wellness.

State of church planting in America

Looking ahead to the year 2050 in the U.S., what does the future of the church, and of church planting, look like?

Church Worker Wellness: Week 33 Devotion – Vocational Wellness

God often calls us as a people of many vocations. How can we walk worthy in each one?

Church Worker Wellness: Week 32 Devotion – Emotional Wellness

Have you ever made a mistake professionally? Sometimes we need the remind that God brings no condemnation no matter the area of our lives we mess up.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 31 Devotion – Relational Wellness

We each have value in Christ alone, as well as in the community that is God’s Church.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 30 Devotion – Relational Wellness

When we look at Scripture, we find functional as well as dysfunctional families, which helps us see God’s grace in our own families all the more clearly.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 29 Devotion – Relational Wellness

Interpersonal communication is fraught with errors and missteps, but the Holy Spirit works in our mistakes.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 28 Devotion – Physical Wellness

Who helps and supports you as you make food choices?

Why ask for help?

When we ask for help, we trust in our Helper God and rest in His promises. God doesn’t strike. He doesn’t reject. He keeps our lives. He keeps us from birth until death and each day in between.