Tagged: volunteer

Replicate.

Replicate.

You’re looking at a picture of this morning’s kickoff of the 2014 Connections Cohort. To give some context, last year we started a monthly meeting of anyone who’s paid to to Connections Ministry at the...

DPAC: Serve’s Up

DPAC is back. Last year’s services at the Durham Performing Arts Center were a high-water mark for our church. We swung the doors wide open to our community, inviting them in for two days...

Thursday Three For All

Thursday Three For All

Avoiding the Christmas Crowd Trap. (via @MarkLWaltz) A great reminder as we head towards Christmas at DPAC. Don’t just show up to serve. Engage.  We expect thousands of new people this Christmas season. People who...

Serving Beyond Self

I’ve long told you that we have some of the best volunteers at any church, anywhere. In full disclosure, lots of pastors at lots of churches say that, but the difference is it’s really...

Thursday Three For All: Thanksgiving Edition

Thursday Three For All: Thanksgiving Edition

Behind the Scenes of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. (via @AOLJobs) I thought it was just about holding on to some balloons. Macy’s has standards and no smoking, eating, drinking or gum chewing are permitted once in...

Ministry Grid Launches

Ministry Grid Launches

Earlier this year I told you about Ministry Grid, an online training tool that will help you take church leadership development to a new level. I’m honored to be a small part of the...

Flashback Friday: Let ‘Em Own It

Flashback Friday: Let ‘Em Own It

I’m busy rifling through my daughter’s candy basket, picking out all the Snickers bars. Meanwhile, here’s a post from the archives: Your team will make mistakes. They will have an error. They will fall flat on their face or trip...

Structuring Your First Impressions Team

Yesterday I received an email from a pastor who is trying to revamp the guest services ministry at his church. He asked the “structure” question: How do you have your team organized? Since that’s a question...