devotions

Church Worker Wellness: Week 9 Devotion – Relational Wellness

Where is God in our lives when He is hard to see? What is God up to today in your life?

Church Worker Wellness: Week 8 Devotion – Vocational Wellness

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?

Church Worker Wellness: Week 7 Devotion – Spiritual Wellness

Some days we will feel unqualified, but God seems to have a knack for using those with weakness.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 6 Devotion – Spiritual Wellness

When our prayers turn to groanings, where do we go to find the hope of Jesus?

Church Worker Wellness: Week 5 Devotion – Intellectual Wellness

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”?

Church Worker Wellness: Week 4 Devotion – Relational Wellness

What gift does God offer each of us, even the pastor and church worker, in the Fifth Petition of the Lord’s Prayer?

Church Worker Wellness: Week 3 Devotion – Physical Wellness

Physical wellness can affect every aspect of your ministry, and it doesn’t have to be mutually exclusive of other personal wellnesses.

LCMS Worker Wellness unveils online devotions for church workers

The devotions, which will be released weekly, are part of the Synod’s ongoing focus on worker wellness.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 2 Devotion – Vocational 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?

Church Worker Wellness: Week 1 Devotion – Spiritual Wellness

Ministry can seem like a long haul. What encouragement and daily resources does God give His workers?

CPH book focuses on helping the needy

In a book about caring for the poor, LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison takes the example of St. Paul and applies it to today’s church.

CPH launches ‘Portals of Prayer’ app

The flagship daily devotion of Concordia Publishing House is now available as an app for Apple and Android phones and tablets.

You Are Not Alone: A Prayer Book for Victims of Domestic Violence

This devotional prayer book will help victims give voice to their heavenly Father in the midst of heartache and despair.

What We Do When We Teach Our Children to Pray

What do we do when we teach children to pray? We lead them to speak to their true Father.

Free devotional from LCMS Disaster Response

This devotional booklet is intended for anyone who is suffering from the brokenness of this world. Whether you have been affected by a natural disaster or other trauma, whether your life is extraordinary or you are struggling with normal stress, this is a devotional booklet for you.

Framing the Day: Home Catechesis Made Simple

If you think that an hour of church and an hour of Sunday school is enough exposure to Jesus for your kids, you’re kidding yourself.