What Will You Ponder This Week?
“But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart.” Luke 2:19 How do you respond to…00
5 Stages of Becoming An Equipping Church
We’ll truly become the church described in Ephesians 4:11-16 when the value of equipping pervades our whole church body. Consider…
5 Benefits of EquippingRecruit, Training, Volunteers onin
How do you define an “Equipping Church”? In a nutshell, equipping is a return to the biblical model of releasing…
My biggest discovery at last week’s conference, Leading Today’s Volunteers, didn’t come from the outstanding workshops. It came from what was hanging…
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,…
Positive Feedback: What You Need To Know
One staff member whom I love and respect dearly confronted me a month ago and said she felt like I didn’t like…
How would this rule change your church?
There is a principle I try to live by: When I add something to my life, I try to remove…
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…
7 Quick Tips for Fostering Multi-Generational Service
“How can we get the next generation more engaged in service?” “Are there ways to encourage the generations to work…
Body Language for Believing in People
“Love bears up under anything and everything that comes, is ever ready to believe the best of every person…” I…