Human Care

Church Worker Wellness: Week 4 Devotion – Relational Wellness

What gift does God offer each of us, even the pastor and church worker, in the Fifth Petition of the Lord’s Prayer?

Church Worker Wellness: Week 3 Devotion – Physical Wellness

Physical wellness can affect every aspect of your ministry, and it doesn’t have to be mutually exclusive of other personal wellnesses.

Is he my pastor or my husband? Spiritual care in the clergy marriage

What unique challenges and gifts in spiritual care come with the clergy marriage?

Church Worker Wellness: Week 2 Devotion – Vocational Wellness

Vocations rarely get the appreciation they deserve. You rarely get the appreciation — or even attention—that you need. What Good News does God have for you today, amidst your many vocations and duties?

The huge impact of volunteering

Approximately $65 billion of volunteer effort was given by faithful Christians serving through their church.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 1 Devotion – Spiritual Wellness

Ministry can seem like a long haul. What encouragement and daily resources does God give His workers?

Dedicated volunteers help make Operation Barnabas a success

Volunteers make a difference in the lives of many military connected people through the Operation Barnabas program.

Freedom in ministry life

We don’t need to fulfill any church member’s expectations (real or imagined) of what a pastor’s wife, ministry spouse, pastor, teacher, or other church worker should be. We only need to focus on God, the One who calls us free in the grace of Christ.

My burden for someone else’s pain

The church work family bears burdens and sufferings in a unique way. We have our own sufferings. Christ carries our load with and for us.

The church worker and curious living

Curiosity might kill the cat, but it keeps church workers healthy!

The weight of debt

Debt can weigh down workers and ministries. God gives us a foundation of hope.

Tired of waving goodbye – one of the greatest joys and struggles of church work life

Most church workers have family and friends scattered through the country. This reality contains many blessings, but honest struggle as well.

Sunday morning and the church work family

If Sunday is a “working day” for church workers and their families, where do they grab a moment of worship and rest?

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Life transitions and the church work marriage

Life is full of transitions! What unique transitions exist in ministry life and marriages? How can workers build up their marriages in the face of transition?

Dear Church Worker – your identity is still your baptism

Our identity is not found in our vocations, but in Christ alone. This is a reminder we need daily in ministry life.

Heart, Soul, Mind, and Strength: The Intimidation, Impact, and Invitation of Wellness

There is only so much time, energy, and money in this world and a lot pulling at our attention, particularly as workers in the church. Introducing one tool to help you grow in wellness…