You’ve got a call. It’s a big deal. Now it’s time to enter the wonderful and hard world of ministry life.
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?
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.
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.
God designed our body for movement. How can we increase our physical movement and exercise in creative ways to fit into all our commitments?
Taking on a challenge that increases our physical health can impact the rest of our well-being.
In the first two years of Lutheran Young Adult Corps, 29 young people have served almost 35,000 hours. God is using these young people in powerful ways to expand the capacity of urban partners.
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.
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.
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?
Where is God in our lives when He is hard to see? What is God up to today in your life?
How do we respond to criticism in our various roles and vocations within the church? What encouragement does God have for us as we serve?
Some days we will feel unqualified, but God seems to have a knack for using those with weakness.
Sometimes the big things of life get the better of us. Sometimes we know we need to make a change, but the magnitude of change crashes in on us.
When our prayers turn to groanings, where do we go to find the hope of Jesus?
What thoughts are in your head today? What big and little things are you thinking about? What freedom has God given us to “think about thinking”?