Church Worker Wellness: Week 54 Devotion – Financial Wellness

My mom taught me the concept of tithing from the start of that first paper route.

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Showing Christ’s love in times of ambiguous loss

We expect grief after a significant loss, but we can grieve any long-awaited and meaningful moments, from vacations to concerts.

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The mission of the Church in dark and latter days

The fear of world wars, global pandemics, economic depression … what does it all mean to the future of the mission of the church?

Set aside an offering ‘as God hath prospered’ you

What percentage of my income (including this stimulus check) should be directed to the Lord’s work in my congregation? How is the Lord calling me to be generous in this situation?

When are we the Church?

If we see ourselves as the church only when we are “in the building,” we fail to heed our Shepherd’s call to be salt and light in the world through the various vocations in which He has placed us.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 53 Devotion – Spiritual Wellness

People need the healing assurance of forgiveness God offers through His Son Jesus.

Financial concerns for churches in the coronavirus crisis

Those who have been blessed materially have been blessed by the Lord to be a blessing, especially in a time of crisis such as the coronavirus pandemic.

Giving offerings to my congregation in difficult times

During the coronavirus pandemic, our worship offerings must continue for our Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod congregations to survive and thrive.

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Livestream your church service today

You just learned that you need to start livestreaming your church services immediately. You have no budget, no equipment, no plan. But you have a smartphone. This tutorial will show you a quick, easy and cheap way to start livestreaming right away.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 52 Devotion – Vocational Wellness

Saying, “If you want me to” to God can be scary.

An open letter to LCMS contributors about COVID-19

Continue to pray for an end to the coronavirus pandemic, for the provision of effective care to those infected or afraid, and for those providing care.

What your church can do right now in response to COVID-19

Especially during the coronavirus pandemic, congregations should demonstrate good stewardship of the gifts the Lord has given them.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 51 Devotion – Spiritual Wellness

There are others on this path with us. There are angels watching over us, and there are Everlasting Arms beneath us.

Reflections on LCMS Mercy Medical Team mission trip to Uganda

A volunteer Mercy Medical Team from The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and a local medical team provided health care to about 1,000 patients from a remote village in Uganda in 2019.

Coronavirus: Nothing new about disease … or the need for the Gospel

Through your faithful witness during a public health crisis, it is possible that people in your life will repent and receive the healing that only Jesus can provide.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 50 Devotion – Physical Wellness

The Light of God still shines when living with cancer and while caring for someone with cancer.