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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