Leading Negative Volunteers

We all have them and we always will have them…chronically negative volunteers. Nothing is good enough. There are always “other people” who are complaining to them. There seems to always be some crisis that needs to be addressed. Ignoring them has...

18 Ways to Make Every Sunday Matter

One of the principles we always talk about with our team is that every Sunday matters because every Sunday is someones first Sunday at our church. It really does not matter what time of the year it is or what has been going on that week in our ministry areas we have...

5 Ways to Annoy Volunteers

No ministry leader wakes up in the morning and ponders how incredible it will be to annoy the passionate people that volunteer in their ministries. No leader intends to frustrate the the team they serve with but so often we fall into behavioral traps that really get...