Church Worker Wellness: Week 21 Devotion – Intellectual Wellness

In Christ, we learn that we are more sinful than we ever thought, yet more loved than we ever dared to dream.

The five most pressing needs of pastors

Rev. Richard Koehneke identifies areas of need for the wellness of pastors, church workers and families of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 20 Devotion – Spiritual Wellness

Tiny changes in our culture, like the way our calendars are written, can impact the way we view each week. Here’s one small way to put God first.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 19 Devotion – Relational Wellness

We might have sweaty, smelly feet, but God still uses us mightily. Where and how do we publish good news to unexpected people, in unexpected ways?

Church Worker Wellness: Week 18 Devotion – Intellectual Wellness

How valuable is intelligence? Where do we undervalue intelligence and where do we overvalue our intellectual capabilities?

Church Worker Wellness: Week 17 Devotion – Emotional Wellness

You are not alone – even when you think enough is enough. You can never give enough, but God has given everything on your behalf.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 16 Devotion – Physical Wellness

Tension enters into life and ministry. What hope does the incarnation of Jesus give when we feel tension rising?

Advice for those first few years as a church worker

You’ve got a call. It’s a big deal. Now it’s time to enter the wonderful and hard world of ministry life.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 15 Devotion – Intellectual Wellness

This week’s devotion offers the power of two words and a little rejoicing to turn off ruminating thoughts. What can you identify in your life today to rejoice about in the Lord?

Helping families facing homelessness shows Christ’s love for our neighbors

Because these families with women and children are often coming out of a domestic violence situation, we most likely will never meet them for the sake of their safety and anonymity. This is how it should be. It is about them, not us.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 14 Devotion – Spiritual Wellness

Sometimes the drudges of family life are the very things God uses to remind us He is caring for our hearts, minds, bodies, and spirits.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 13 Devotion – Physical Wellness

God designed our body for movement. How can we increase our physical movement and exercise in creative ways to fit into all our commitments?

Church Worker Wellness: Week 12 Devotion – Physical Wellness

Taking on a challenge that increases our physical health can impact the rest of our well-being.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 11 Devotion – Emotional Wellness

What can quiet an anxious and wakeful mind during the night hours? God, our faithful Creator and Redeemer, offers a surprising gift in the middle of the night.

Fresh produce – alternative provisions for church workers

Giving fresh produce seems like such a small thing, but it shows appreciation to our church workers. Here are creative ideas for providing a little extra for LCMS workers and their families.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 10 Devotion – Financial Wellness

Working out finances together is part of the process and the complement of marriage, even when it feels difficult or like the last thing you’d rather be doing. Where is God’s faithfulness in our finances?