Do You Believe?

The movie “Do You Believe?” opens today nationwide. They screened the movie in Nashville at NRB when I was there a few weeks ago. Honestly, I didn’t get a chance to see it. But PureFlix has a pretty good record of making some compelling films. My friend Barry Stallings, a... read more

Pastor First. Tech Second.

This is the secret sauce to building a dynamic volunteer culture at your church. You have to care more about who your volunteers are becoming more than what they do on your team. Your goal should be to create a community, not use people to push a button. Make sure you... read more

6 Tips for Scheduling Volunteers

Scheduling volunteers can take a lot of your time if you’re not careful.  Here are 6 Tips for Scheduling Volunteers that will save you time and keep your team on the same page: 1. Enlist volunteers to help you schedule. -You can still oversee and monitor this process, but building a... read more

Give Control and Create Leaders

To multiply your ministry and see extreme growth, you must raise up leaders. And you must serve as the Leader of those leaders. You must create an environment where your team is thinking for themselves, where you are empowering them to make decisions, where you are delegating authority. Make clear... read more

the win.

Though our teams should strive to be Unapologetically Excellent (read our post entitled “Excellence vs. Perfection” here), the ‘Win of the Day’ is not that your volunteers pushed every button correctly and had a technically flawless service. The ‘Win’ is seeing people encounter Jesus. You must cast vision to your team... read more

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Excellence vs. Perfection

It’s okay for the execution of your worship service to be excellent. You don’t have to settle for “well, that’s the best we can do with volunteers…” There are times when we have excuses for our services not being excellent: “If I just had more time to…” “If we had... read more