Ten Tips For Increasing Attendance At Special Ministry Events

We’ve had our share of events where hardly anyone has shown up. You can’t predict game schedules, weather or any number of other factors. I’ve spent time time after consoling pastors, youth pastors and other event leaders about the woes of low … Continued

Ministry Finish Lines: How Will You Know You Succeeded?

I always like ministry work trips where you spend a few days serving in building walls, cleaning out old houses or other small projects. I enjoy completing those things!  When you’re putting up a wall, you know when you’re finished.  At … Continued

7 Simple Ways Church Staff Can Build Trust

God’s most precious commodity in all the world is people and we must follow suit.  Our role as a pastor or staff member is to help grow the church and assist them in being Jesus to the world.  If trust … Continued

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

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