In February of 2015 Ken Krueger (President and Chair) and Tom Schlund (Director of Communications and Marketing ) represented MinistryFocus at the “Best Practices for Ministry” conference in Phoenix Arizona. The conference drew over 1,500 LCMS church workers and laity from around the country to share ideas, build support networks, and learn from each other. […]

In the two years since MinistryFocus began its mission to eliminate systemic barriers to the proclamation of the Gospel, we’ve seen an increased awareness of the financial burden carried by professional church workers. The Concordia University System and both LCMS Seminaries have showed concern about the educational debt involved in preparation for professional service to […]

Our lives are full of relationships. They are lived out at home, at work, in our community and in our congregation. Whether a close friend or a passing acquaintance, our interactions with those around us makes either a positive or a negative impact. Have you ever considered the impact of the relationships you have with […]

We hope you already routinely remember your own pastor in prayer. Please don’t stop. But while you’re doing that, we’d like to challenge you to encourage and pray for all the “ministry leaders” in your congregation. For your church to function as one body as God intended, a great many individuals—pastor, church staff, and laypeople—work […]