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.
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”?
What gift does God offer each of us, even the pastor and church worker, in the Fifth Petition of the Lord’s Prayer?
Physical wellness can affect every aspect of your ministry, and it doesn’t have to be mutually exclusive of other personal wellnesses.
Vocations rarely get the appreciation they deserve. You rarely get the appreciation — or even attention—that you need. What Good News does God have for you today, amidst your many vocations and duties?
“Building Up the Body: Worker-to-Worker” devotions offer words of Law and Gospel encouragement from one LCMS church worker to another.
Ministry can seem like a long haul. What encouragement and daily resources does God give His workers?
Written by the Rev. Timothy Pauls, the Bible study consists of five lessons exploring what joy is and where it is to be found.
To help individuals and congregations commemorate the Reformation, the LCMS Commission on Theology and Church Relations (CTCR) developed prepared Bible studies on the doctrine of justification.
“Stewardship Basics,” a new eight-part Bible study from LCMS Stewardship Ministry, is available at no charge to help congregations start a discussion of whole-life stewardship.
“The Great American Eclipse and Our Creaturely Sense of Wonder” was written by Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, professor Rev. Dr. Charles P. Arand.
The new LCMS resource — “Faith, Hope and Love: A Threefold Response to 13 Reasons Why” — examines the popular Netflix series about teen struggles and suicide.
In Christ, there is hope and healing for survivors of sexual assault. The perfect peace of the Gospel is vital for women who are suffering.
The purpose of the five-session study is to explore how members of the body of Christ demonstrate love and compassion to people in need as an expression of faith.