Published: 2 weeks ago

Flashback Friday: 10 Mistakes You’re Making When Recruiting Volunteers

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!   If you’re in ministry, you live in the world of volunteers. The weekend (and the week) doesn’t happen without the people …

Published: 3 weeks ago

Flashback Friday: Five Reasons Your New Volunteers Don’t Come Back

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!   Imagine the scenario: you’ve made a big push to invite new people to serve on your volunteer team. You spent weeks …

Published: 1 month ago

Flashback Friday: Don’t Fix It On Sunday

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!   We’ve all been there. You’re heading through the normal routine of the weekend life of a ministry leader: arrive early. Double-check …

Published: 1 month ago

Flashback Friday: How Do Outsiders View Your Inside?

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!   It’s pretty easy for us to think about what we think about when we think about the weekend experience at our …

Published: 2 months ago

Flashback Friday: Serving…Or Simply Surviving?

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 …

Published: 2 months ago

Flashback Friday: The Cloak of Invisibility

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!   As restaurant experiences go, this one was pretty awful. It was a Sunday afternoon. Five of the six Franks family members …

Published: 2 months ago

Flashback Friday: Why We Don’t Use The “V-Word”

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!   My family is going through a season where we have to watch our language. We have a two year old politeness …

Published: 2 months ago

Flashback Friday: You Don’t Have To Be The Best

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!   Alert reader and fellow Summit Pastor Josh Navey sent me this article yesterday. Josh knows I’m not a football fan (translated: …

Published: 2 months ago

Flashback Friday: Your Policies Are Dumb

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!   I am a long-time, loyal customer to a particular bank. I won’t name them here, because I have a practice where I …

Published: 3 months ago

Flashback Friday: On Corn Flakes, Misophonia, and Never Not Noticing

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!   I have a disorder. I’m pretty sure I have a lot of ’em, actually, but I have one in particular that …

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