Recent Posts & Articles
From financial guidance and current economic insights, to stories of members serving others in big and small ways, browse our recent posts and articles to take a closer look at how Thrivent Financial blends faith, finances and generosity.
When a loved one dies: What to do [guide]
When someone you love passes away – expectedly or not – the grief and shock can be overwhelming. Rarely do you have time to process what has just taken place before crucial decisions need to be made.
Nancy Mann Jackson; excerpted from Thrivent magazine
Kay Bach has no doubt that God led her to her current ministry. In 2000, she turned down the job of director of care ministries at Faith Lutheran Church in St. Louis, Missouri. At the time, she had a jewelry business and was also selling at-home business kits to help others start their own jewelry businesses. But within six months of turning down the job at Faith Lutheran, her booming business began "trailing off," she says. "I realized God was telling me, 'You were supposed to take that job.'" So she did.
Words of hope: 13-year-old writes about her illness to inspire others
Nicole Hurley; excerpted from Thrivent magazine
Not that long ago, Thrivent member Lily Pederson of Springfield, Ohio, loved riding her bike, blowing bubbles and playing on swing sets with her sister, Kate. But that all changed shortly after her 10th birthday.
Thrivent Builds through the years
For more than 10 years, Thrivent Financial and Habitat for Humanity International have worked together to improve unsafe and unhealthy living conditions for people around the world.