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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.

Praying to the Lord of the harvest

“The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore, pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest” (Matt. 9:36).

Concordia, Texas, campus unites as administrator’s son fights life-threatening illness

Owen Coulter, age 5, was released from the hospital on Feb. 7 following a “miracle” recovery from his 56-day ordeal with a viral illness.

New resource encourages pastors in personal prayer

“The Pastor’s Life of Prayer” is the newest resource from Post-Seminary Applied Learning and Support, or PALS.

Lutheran Prayer Companion offers prayers for ‘almost any situation’

The new book, released by Concordia Publishing House, is the first English translation of a German prayer book from the 1800s.

Will you pray for your pastor?

Will you, by God’s Spirit, resolve to be more diligent in prayer for for your pastor? He needs your prayers, always — and now, more than ever.

‘Thank, Praise, Serve, and Obey’: new book on the Christian life from CPH

Author Rev. William Weedon is LCMS director of worship and International Center chaplain.

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.

How to Pray the Ten Commandments

Learn Luther’s method of prayer, which interestingly encompasses both rote and free prayer!

New Devotional Guide: The Lord’s Mercy Endures Forever!

A new devotional resource for people going through tragedy is now available from LCMS Disaster Response, The Lord’s Mercy Endures Forever: 40 Daily Devotions of God’s Comfort.  Jesus said, “In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I…

Chainsaws Aren’t For Children

One of the most frequent questions I get is “Can we take our youth group to LERT training?” And my response is always “Certainly, but we can’t certify minors.” Then I tell them ways to get their youth involved in Disaster Response in their congregation but I always get the same response.

Home Is Where the (Learning by) Heart Is

Using a weekly resource that Rev. Peter Bender puts together called “The Congregation at Prayer,” everyone from Peace Lutheran Church members to students and families in the school engage in this life and culture of catechesis and prayer.

Facing Job Stress with Resiliency

By Baptism, our weakness is buried in His death, and we are raised into a hope that cannot be put to shame.

Senate OKs prayer plaque for World War II monument

The U.S. Senate by unanimous consent passes a bill to include a prayer plaque at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Supreme Court approves sectarian prayer at public meetings

The Supreme Court declares May 5 that the Constitution not only allows for prayer at government meetings, but sectarian prayer.

Most favor prayer, minus Jesus, at public meetings

A new survey finds U.S. voters clearly favor prayer — as long as the public prayer is generic and not specifically Christian.