This Bible Study discusses the psychological ideas of “compassion fatigue” and “burnout” that can afflict church workers.
Covid-19 Related Resources
Shutdowns have afforded many families time at home to study God’s Word. Here are tips on starting (and maintaining) the habit of doing family devotions.
Rates of domestic abuse are on the rise as a result of COVID lockdowns. How can the church respond in mercy to help those affected by this situation?
This Bible study explores the relationship between fear, love and faith in the Christian life and the comfort that Christ brings in the midst of fear.
This Bible study walks through what the church can and can’t do to help those who are suffering with depression in the midst of the pandemic.
It can be difficult to find the right words to say when providing spiritual care. Scripture passages, hymns, and prayers are a solid foundation.
This Bible Study explores what Scripture and the Lutheran Confessions tell us about anger at a time when there is so much anger in our world.
The Rev. Heath Curtis discusses action items to serve members and the community and how to show the value of the church’s mission in times of need.
A place and space for ministry is a natural desire for those planting churches. Unfortunately, what should be a blessing can become an unsustainable burden.
This Bible study discusses the courage and comfort we find in Christ, even in a time of uncertainty and fear in the world around us and in our own hearts.
This 60-minute webinar hosted by LCMS Rural and Small-Town Mission focuses on planning for faithful stewardship in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
This resource covers topics of basic preparations for communication, worship, pastoral care, leadership and community outreach.
LCMS Worship provides Collects and Propers for the pandemic that can be used in Corporate Worship and individual or family life.
Disaster can strike at any time. When it does, church workers are called upon to respond to the needs of their congregations and surrounding communities.
This Bible study by The Rev. David Fleming discusses difficult decision-making as the Body of Christ, using Scripture as an example and guide.
In this Bible study, congregations discuss the past, present and future of their congregations after the coronavirus pandemic through the lens of Scripture.
The Rev. Heath Curtis, Coordinator for LCMS Stewardship Ministry, addresses what your church can do to respond at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Rev. Heath Curtis explores Biblical stewardship in the church. Understanding this basis, pastors can help congregations move forward in a godly way.
Building partnerships with those God has placed around us better equips us to share the Gospel and carry out the good works He has prepared for us to do.
The church has faced challenges in mission in the past, and yet—God remains faithful, and his people continue to respond in faithful stewardship.