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”?
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.
The devotions, which will be released weekly, are part of the Synod’s ongoing focus on worker wellness.
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?
We don’t need to fulfill any church member’s expectations (real or imagined) of what a pastor’s wife, ministry spouse, pastor, teacher, or other church worker should be. We only need to focus on God, the One who calls us free in the grace of Christ.
The church work family bears burdens and sufferings in a unique way. We have our own sufferings. Christ carries our load with and for us.