Specialized Pastoral Ministry: Caring for those who care for others

Specialized Pastoral Ministry chaplains take the love and peace of Christ outside the four walls of the local church to share with responders who are hurting.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 27 Devotion – Physical Wellness

Even when big change comes, God is constant and offers us a place to rest.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 26 Devotion – Relational Wellness

Three questions to help take a marriage conflict from anger and frustration to understanding and forgiveness.

The five most pressing needs of commissioned workers

Commissioned workers of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod serve as teachers, musicians, discipleship and outreach coordinators, parish nurses, children’s ministers, mentors, youth workers and more.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 25 Devotion – Spiritual Wellness

The best defense against the distractions the Evil One throws at us.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 24 Devotion – Relational Wellness

Relationships are prone to “spills.” How is God at work for our relational well-being?

Hurricane Dorian preparations

The LCMS Florida-Georgia and Southeastern districts stand ready to respond to Hurricane Dorian.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 23 Devotion – Financial Wellness

Where are leaks in our lives a good thing to have?

Church Worker Wellness: Week 22 Devotion – Emotional Wellness

What’s under the foundation of our spiritual houses? How is Christ “seeping in” to our days and our moments?

Church Worker Wellness: Week 21 Devotion – Intellectual Wellness

In Christ, we learn that we are more sinful than we ever thought, yet we are 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?