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EPISODE 208: How to Build and Sustain a Thriving Volunteer Ministry with Christine Kreisher (Part Two)

WATCH THE EPISODE: LISTEN TO THE EPISODE: Show Notes This week on the show, we conclude Christine Kriesher’s workshop from SALT18 on how to build and sustain a Thriving Volunteer Ministry. Through Christine’s workshop, you’ll learn how to recruit volunteers in a way that almost always guarantees a “yes”, you’re... read more

What Drains You?

One night as I was getting ready for bed, I stared into the mirror and thought, “I’m drained.” I hadn’t worked particularly hard, but the hours were just long. I had a good team. They handled a lot of the physical load so I could attend meetings to sign off... read more

Stuck in the Median

Stuck in the Median

I’m thankful for medians on the highway. I know that sounds odd to be thankful for, but I really am. As an impatient person and an impatient driver, medians allow me to get out into traffic a little faster. They allow me to take the lanes one at a time... read more

Gutt Check

Gut Check

Often people say to me, “If I had the same resources you have, I could make my church services awesome and everyone would respect my leadership skills and technical decisions.” Gateway Church started very small. I’m certain we didn’t have moving lights, cool sound systems and video projection systems at... read more

How to Fire a Volunteer

EPISODE 130: How to Fire a Volunteer

This week you get Carl again. We’re hoping the title of today’s episode caught your eye as you’re thinking – what, Fire a Volunteer? Why on earth would you do that? Well, if you’ve led a volunteer team of any kind, you know you wish you could get rid of... read more