Volunteers are the lifeblood of a healthy church. A thriving church heavily relies on the commitment of volunteers who generously offer their time, skills, and effort to uphold the church's mission and values. Creating a volunteer culture within the church is not only essential for the smooth functioning of various ministries but also vital for fostering … Continue reading Cultivating a Volunteer Culture – The WHY
Overcoming The Summer Volunteer Slump
Developing a strategy to overcome the summer volunteer slump requires proactive planning and creative approaches. As the warm weather and vacation season approaches, many churchgoers and faithful volunteers find their schedules filled with travel, family commitments, or simply the desire to take a break from their regular routines. This decline in volunteer availability can pose … Continue reading Overcoming The Summer Volunteer Slump
How do you measure success in ministry?
I have a confession to make...I like crowds. The bigger the better. I love the energy of a crowded room. There's nothing like looking across the sea of faces in the worship center at our church on Sunday morning when the room is jam-packed. I have a feeling I'm not the only leader that feels this … Continue reading How do you measure success in ministry?
2014 Ministry Trends
Back at the beginning of the year, Carey Nieuwhof published this info-graph highlighting some of the major trends he believes churches can't ignore in 2014. Now that we are at the half-way point of 2014, I want to revisit these trends to see where the church stands. Honestly, I couldn't agree more with Carey's observations. These … Continue reading 2014 Ministry Trends
#1 – Why Men Aren’t Volunteering At Church
First of all, this is not a post downplaying the importance of women serving in ministry. The truth of the matter is that without all the women that serve faithfully our churches would have a hard time existing. Women have been playing a vital role in ministry since the time of Jesus. This post is … Continue reading #1 – Why Men Aren’t Volunteering At Church