Tagged: volunteer

Never Lose the Guest Mentality

Never Lose the Guest Mentality

As my role has grown and developed over the last decade, I find myself getting really excited over certain things. Nope, not the inevitable leftover Chick-fil-A sandwich at a Saturday night Starting Point event...

Thursday Three For All

Thursday Three For All

Remember campers, click on the bold print to see the whole enchilada.   How the devil comforts us. (Ray Ortlund) Wow. “When the devil accuses us and says, ‘You are a sinner and therefore damned,’ we should...

Guesswork, part five: Build the Team

We’re in week five of a series called Taking the Guesswork Out Of Guest Services. If you’re a pastor or ministry leader of a church with no guest services team, a lagging guest services team,...

Introducing Ministry Grid

Introducing Ministry Grid

No matter the size of your church or the breadth of your volunteer team, you likely struggle with the never-ending need for good quality training. If you’re like me, you’ve spent roughly 40 bajillion...

You Matter

It hit me again yesterday morning. The temperature was in the 40s. The cold, cold rain was steadily coming down out of a dreary gray sky. It was a great day to be a...

Flashback Friday: They Get It

Flashback Friday: They Get It

I love a good volunteer story at the Summit Church. I love stories of people who sacrifice their good for the greater good. You’ll love this one, too. My husband and I were driving...

Does Attitude Match Atmosphere?

Last weekend I blazed through Nelson Searcy’s new book Connect: How to Double Your Number of Volunteers. I’m sure I’ll return to this blog in the weeks to come to more fully unpack some of the...