Tagged: volunteer

Is Your Church Ready for Mr. Freeze?

Nope, not the current atmospheric stuff we’re dealing with – the Polar Vortex that’s turning your greeting team into a bunch of volunteersicles. (Although, if you want to talk about how to keep ’em warm,...

Want to Connect? Serve!

Fewer things bring me more joy than to hear a volunteer talk about the community they’ve found by serving. This weekend our media team highlighted the story of Eileen, a friend I’ve known since...

Who’s In Front Of You?

I hear it all the time. You do, too. Perhaps you’ve said it. I know I have. I need more volunteers! I need more people to serve. I need more people to step up....

Everybody is Good at Something

If you’re a leader, no doubt you struggle with helping people find their fit. In our “You can do it!” “You’re special!” “You’re a snowflake!” culture, we’ve inadvertently raised a generation and created an...

Can You Have Too Many Volunteers?

If you’ve perused this blog for any length of time, you’ve noticed two things: I rarely – if ever – use the word peruse. I’m a firm believer that you can never have too many...

Who’s Gonna Stay at 30K?

It’s football season. Which – for my wife – means one thing: It’s marching band season.  That’s right. Merriem is a marching band gal from way back. Football season means she gets to gleefully...

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.   Five Things Pastors with ADHD want You...