Happy Sunday School Volunteers
It’s easier to recruit and retain Sunday school volunteers when they enjoy what they’re doing! It’s even better when they…00
Do You Feel Alone in Ministry?
“Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work. If one falls down, his friend…
Making Externally-Focused a Way of Life for Your Church
“Help us to be more externally focused!” is a common appeal from churches today, and many churches are learning that…
What’s in a Name?
It is a little odd when people call me by the wrong name. I have been called “Jerry” quite often,…
5 false assumptions that keep people from servingRecruit, Training, Volunteers onin
"Ministry conversations can hold clues to false narratives about God that, with a little spiritual direction, can be gently revealed…
8 Simple Gifts You Can Give Your Volunteers – That Won’t Cost You a Cent!Retain, Volunteers onin
THE GIFT OF LISTENING – no interruption, no daydreaming, no planning your response. Just listening. THE GIFT OF AFFECTION –…
Your Equipping Team Culture Doesn’t Have to Be Corny
Our church stewardship team is growing corn. Even if your congregation was located in southern Illinois (like mine), this statement…
How Well Do You Know Your Volunteers? Five Questions to Get You StartedRetain, Volunteers onin
I think, we’d all agree that personal connection with our volunteers is a must! The better we know them, the…
Do You Know Which Hats You Need to Wear and How Often?
I remember in a previous position being required to track my time between writing, editing, and web work. I also…
3 Tips for “Above-Average” Leaders
Christ calls us to live an “above average” life; a life of influence and impact. The reality is average, status-quo,…