Church Worker Wellness: Week 46 Devotion – Emotional Wellness

We often tell those in distress not to be anxious, but we quickly find out in moments of stress and trial how hard they are to apply.

Bullying in the congregation

We don’t need to holler “Bully! Bully!” at the next voters’ meeting. We are, however, called to acknowledge and call to account behavior that is directly admonished in Scripture.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 45 Devotion – Intellectual Wellness

The tools we use in our vocation are important. But most important are the things that we learn from Jesus.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 44 Devotion – Vocational Wellness

Sometimes all it takes is one notecard to change our perspective.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 43 Devotion – Relational Wellness

God puts two halves into the whole of a relationship in many mysterious ways.

How a Mercy Medical Team forms

Ten strangers from different parts of America joined Ugandan Lutheran church leaders, pastors, lay members, and local medical providers to serve on an LCMS Mercy Medical Team in Uganda.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 42 Devotion – Physical Wellness

When it comes to wellness, what’s a chore and what’s a gift?

Church Worker Wellness: Week 41 Devotion – Physical Wellness

Just like our homes, our bodies require maintenance and the restoration of Jesus.

Celebrating unconventional ministry ‘success’

While we don’t necessarily believe in “success” in ministry, how do words like “growth” and “effectiveness” weigh on a church worker, congregation or agency sharing the Gospel?

Church Worker Wellness: Week 40 Devotion – Emotional Wellness

A little boy in a special needs classroom teaches us a lesson about God’s love and mercy.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 39 Devotion – Emotional Wellness

There are times in each of our lives when we simply need a friend.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 38 Devotion – Spiritual Wellness

Caring for others calls for us to recognize our own need for the care that comes from others.

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.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 35 Devotion – Emotional Wellness

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