Published: 12 months ago

Serving…Or Simply Surviving?

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 …

Published: 1 year ago

Flashback Friday: Think Through It Before They Think Through It

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 talked before about the importance of absorbing the awkwardness for your guests. That means we want to think through their experience before …

Published: 1 year ago

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy. (Remember: click on the big bold print to read the entire article.)   When Your Spiritual Gift Isn’t Changing …

Published: 2 years ago

Flashback Friday: Who’s In Front of You?

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 hear it all the time. You do, too. Perhaps you’ve said it. I know I have. I need more volunteers! I …

Published: 2 years ago

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy. (Remember: click on the bold print to read the entire article.)   Give Me the Doubly Offensive Jesus, Please. (via …

Published: 2 years ago

You Need a Skeleton Crew

What happens when a guest shows up late to your church? What do they see? What do they experience? What do they do? Where do they go? Not long ago I arrived at one of our campuses about a half hour into the service. …

Published: 2 years ago

Always On

If you work with people on the weekend, you’re always on. Our guests are always arriving, and you have to be ready for their arrival. You have to be prepared to offer help. You have to have your smile on and your brain engaged. “Always on” …

Published: 3 years ago

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy.   Ready or Not, the Class of 2018 is Here! (via @robertvadams) If you feel like feeling old today, …

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