So you want to attract and engage more volunteers? Of course you do, who wouldn't? We all want volunteers, but so many leaders struggle with recruiting, keeping, and leading volunteers. Why? Here are a few reasons that I have seen: Unclear expectations Overwork No team chemistry Lack of purpose Unclear on ramps We all want … Continue reading 3 Things Every Volunteer Wants Answered
Every pastor that I have ever spoke with wants to grow their church. If they didn't, they probably shouldn't be the pastor at the church. Growth is something that everyone wants, but not everyone experiences. Now, growth in church is always a touchy subject. Here is what I am not saying in this post: I … Continue reading 3 Steps To Breaking The Growth Barriers In Your Church
In 2014, our church launched its second location. Our church has been in the city of Jacksonville for over 100 years, and we have always had a vision of reaching the entire city. We felt that in order to continue with the vision of reaching our city in the modern church context, we must embrace … Continue reading 4 Tips For Making Multi-Site Work
If I could give one piece of advice for all leaders, it is this: BE YOURSELF! Be you. Stop trying to be someone else. Stop comparing yourself with everyone else. Just be you. Be the very best version of you that you possibly can be. I love technology, but one negative result of the rise … Continue reading Leaders: Stop Comparing Yourself With Others!
When you sign up to be a leader, you also sign up to experience some seasons of discouragement. It comes with the territory. Not everyone will like your decisions and will let you know it....sometimes in "not so nice ways." You will lose people. Some because they don't care for you as their leader and … Continue reading 5 Tips For Handling Discouragement In Leadership
So you work in a church? Great, but you have probably experienced seasons of discouragement that make you want to quit. Being a church leader is like many jobs in that they are stressful, but it is a different type of stress. You cannot walk away from the stress. You take it home with you … Continue reading 4 Reminders For Church Leaders To Experience Longevity
This is my first "time management" post of my brief blogging career. Seriously. Look back at the archives, and you won't find one. The reason I have never wrote on this subject is because I felt like I should not be writing about something that I am not doing a very good job of. Time … Continue reading How To Make The Most Of Your Time