Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!
What kind of mindset are you building into the volunteer culture of your church? Is your church a place where volunteers are healthy, excited, and reproducing? Or do you find that every weekend is an adventure in just getting by, hoping that Sunday runs out before your sanity does?
A “simply surviving” culture isn’t sustainable. It will kill your volunteers, and it’ll kill you. On the flip side, a serving culture breathes and breeds life, drawing people in rather than pushing them away. Here are a few more characteristics of each: