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“That Guy is My Hero.”

A few weeks ago, one of our longest-tenured Guest Services volunteers retired. Hung up his parking vest. Turned in his walkie-talkie. And stepped away from a ministry he’s loved and thrived in for well...

Answer Some Questions. Get Fifty Bucks.

The survey has now closed. Congrats to Tim Clayton of Corpus Christi, Texas, winner of the $50 Amazon gift card! It’s time for our annual blog survey…a dozen quick questions that you can answer...

Be Stingy With Your VHQ

We’ve talked before about the need for a Volunteer Headquarters (VHQ), a place where your servant leaders can grab coffee, store their stuff, and build relationships with one another. We have them at all...

Danny Recommends: HAITIAN Sign Holder

Every so often we dip our toes into a series called Danny Recommends:, posts that tip you off to the stuff that I…you know. The recommendations might be products for use in your ministry, resources that...

Primer Posts

Volunteer Culture: Asking

You just landed on an every-once-in-a-while series called Primer Posts, a curated collection of my favorite articles and books on one particular topic. These are the resources I usually point to when people ask about getting...

Aloha Nani Church (Kapolei, Hawaii)

Each month, we revisit a series of posts called Guest Services Road Trip. We’ll travel the country from the comforts of our couches, interviewing leaders who are in the trenches of ministry. It’s the dead of winter...