Tagged: volunteer

The Two Words That Will Kill Your Volunteer Ministry

Churches and non-profits are built on the backs of volunteers. When babies are rocked, small groups are led, or coffee is poured, those things are more often than not a result of a process that...

Announcing a New One-Day Workshop: Volunteer Culture

Someone once said that every organization is a volunteer organization. It’s true. If you’re a business owner, your employees have a choice on whether or not they work for you. If you run the place like a...

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...

Can Non-Members / Non-Believers Serve in the Church?

An earlier version of this post originally appeared on June 19, 2013. When it comes to the question of volunteers, I think we’d all agree that you can never have too many. For most of...

Feel the Effect

When working with a team, it can be difficult to get your vision across. What is crystal-clear in your skull doesn’t always translate once it leaves your lips. And while being a clear visionary is...

Raising up Leaders for Your Guest Services Team

You can’t do it all. Hopefully you’ve realized that by now. You’ll never have the time, bandwidth, attention span, or energy to pull off all of the tasks that pile up on you. That’s why shared...

Flashback Friday: Filter Your Focus

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you! Over the last couple of months I’ve read two or three books that...

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...

Want to Connect? Serve!

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you! Fewer things bring me more joy than to hear a volunteer talk about...

Three Reasons to Serve at Christmas at DPAC

Next week marks one of my favorite events that we do all year at the Summit. Perhaps the favorite event. I’m referring, of course, to Christmas at the Durham Performing Arts Center: two days / five services...

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