Tagged: systems

Don’t Fix It On Sunday

We’ve all been there. You’re heading through the normal routine of the weekend life of a ministry leader: arrive early. Double-check your checklist. Turn on the lights. Fire up the sound system. Get some...

Are You Ready When They’re Ready?

I’ve stumbled into several conversations over the past few weeks that have forced me to focus on one primary question: Do we greet guests the way they want to be greeted? The question started bouncing around in...

The Way Things Are Supposed To Work…

…is usually a polite way of saying, “It’s not working.” You might hear yourself say this when talking about a process, a team, or a volunteer. “Well, the way that it’s supposed to work is…” You...

Pick Up Your Junk

No matter the experience you provide for your guests on the weekend, a dirty facility is going to leave a bad impression. It doesn’t matter how friendly your greeters are…it doesn’t matter how long...

Less is More

We’re at the beginning of another school year, campers, which means that last night I spent the equivalent of four presidential administrations filling out paperwork. Lots of paperwork. Tons and tons of paperwork. Enough paperwork...

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...

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...