The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Go in peace, serve the Lord

Ministry in daily life is in your hands

When the subject turns to ministry in daily life, a dense fog settles on the average Lutheran's mind, or so it seems. A few months ago we invited you to submit stories for this month's focus on how ELCA members serve God in their daily lives (pages 8-21). One wrote: "I don't get a lot of time to work with my faith. I go from task to task trying to keep things moving. In between I have a ton of paper work to keep me occupied."

The idea that what we do in all the roles of our life--even when we are not thinking about God--contributes to the care and redemption of God's world is lost on many, suggesting an area in need of the c hurch's best teaching.

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