Steps To Growing Your Volunteer Team

Have you ever hit a wall in your volunteer numbers? You grew the amount of people engaged through serving and then eventually you hit a wall and could not grow it further with your current structure in place. There are seasons you go through where your volunteer engagement is much higher than other seasons. It … Continue reading Steps To Growing Your Volunteer Team

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Three Of The Best Leadership Principles That I Have Learned

I have been in leadership for over 10 years. In those years, I have learned so many principles that have shaped the way that I lead today. Many of which I have learned by failure, I am sad to say. You could write a hundred posts about leadership principles, and never run out of content, … Continue reading Three Of The Best Leadership Principles That I Have Learned

Leading Yourself Well

Leaders love leading. They cannot run from it, leadership finds them. When we talk about leading, we usually are referring to others, right? Well, there is an idea that I want to propose to you wherever you are in leadership right now. Here it is: You cannot lead others well or be led by someone … Continue reading Leading Yourself Well

4 Ways to Better Capture Guest Information

We have all been there on Monday morning. You know you had tons of first time guests, because you met many of them. The problem though is you have no cards for the guests. Which means you have no contact information. Which means you cannot follow up with them. This is frustrating! So, how can … Continue reading 4 Ways to Better Capture Guest Information

7 Tips To Make The Most Out Of Your Parent Meeting

As I talk with other student pastors, I find that one of the most frustrating things in student ministry is leading a successful parent meeting. The reasons that this is difficult and frustrating are varied. Parents do not attend the meetings Parents seem to be bored when they attend I cannot seem to engage parents … Continue reading 7 Tips To Make The Most Out Of Your Parent Meeting

How To Know When To Cancel Church

This  past weekend, our church was faced with a tough decision, should we cancel church because of Hurricane Irma? Our church is in the Jacksonville, FL area where the hit should not be too damaging (hopefully). So the decision was hard for us because of a number of reasons: The storm wasn't hitting Jacksonville until … Continue reading How To Know When To Cancel Church

10 Values Of Great Leaders

When you look deep into any successful organization or church, there is an overwhelming theme that all of them have and it is this: Good Leadership! The reality is that not all leaders are good leaders. In fact, some who hold leadership positions are really not that great at all. If you look at the … Continue reading 10 Values Of Great Leaders