Go For No’s

If you are needing to ask volunteers to help serve or request donations for some event, here’s one great tip: Most people have a goal for how many people say, “yes.” But, if you want to get motivated, have a … Continued

Eight Ways To Think Like A Big Church

There’s not only a mandate for the church to grow, there is a natural desire for most churches and church leaders to want to grow.   There are some people who run around saying, “it’s not about numbers”, and in one … Continued

Move Beyond The Ordinary To Generate Leadership

“Ordinary thinking and ordinary effort are almost never enough to generate leadership.” – Tribes, Seth Godin Could it be that the reason the church has trouble “generating leadership” is because of ordinary thinking and ordinary effort? Sometimes I think pastors look … Continued

Asking Creates Forward Movement

There’s a legend about Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show and how it began. In 1882, the town of North Platte, NE requested Bill Cody to organize a Fourth of July Celebration. He called it the “Old Glory Blowout.” This event … Continued

Volunteer Ministry Quotes

“If you think you’re too small to make a difference, you’ve never spent the night in a tent with a mosquito!” African Proverb “No one can do everything, but everyone can do something!” “Never underestimate your ability to make someone … Continued

Do Better Than Expected To Make A Lasting Impact!

I just finished reading the Compound Principle by Darren Hardy. The nutshell of this book is the little habits you have in your life will create incredible things over time! The compound principle is always at work – either with … Continued

Your Comfort May Be Overrated

In his book, Your Best Year Ever, Michael Hyatt talked about comfort being overrated. “We think that if we had every comfort available, we’d be happy. We equate comfort with happiness. And now that we’re so comfortable, we’re miserable. There’s … Continued

How To Respond To A Challenge

Challenges come in all shapes and sizes. You may have a challenge at work which requires extra-long hours on a special project. You may be dealing with a personal challenge such as a financial setback. Sometimes the challenge we’re facing … Continued

The Remedy For Becoming Complacent With Success

An inwardly focused organization inevitably misses new opportunities and hazards coming from competitors, customers or changes in the culture. John Kotter Once we reach some level of success in our church or ministry, it’s too easy to sit back and … Continued

The Church Was Designed To Be A Volunteer Organization

There is tremendous power in the church. This is especially realized when every member understands the privilege of using their unique gifts and experiences to move the church forward in mission. Church leaders must become great at caring for volunteers … Continued

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