It’s one thing to hear about a church’s programs or ministry efforts. It’s quite another to hear from someone whose life was directly and permanently changed as a result of that ministry. I’d like to introduce you to someone who is a prime example of an individual impacted by a church’s small group ministry. One […]
Whether your title includes pastor, worship leader, church business administrator, or another role on church staff, you’ll often receive requests for your time. Provide counseling Attend graduations, weddings, and other significant events Officiate weddings Talk with someone’s son or daughter Add a new ministry program or event You receive the request and feel torn. There’s […]
What events are coming up at your church in the next few months? Back-to-School kickoff, Small Group launch, Thanksgiving Outreach, Christmas plays, and more? Are you ready for those events or are you feeling a bit stressed at the moment? The first step for any plans you may develop, whether it’s the strategic vision for […]
If you coordinate anything for your church… Sunday services Small group signups Community outreaches Baby dedications …you’ve felt the strain of trying to manage all the details, tasks, and communication required when planning these events. Spreadsheets, to-do lists, and emails fly around the office in an attempt to keep everyone on the same page (virtually, […]
You (and your team) could use a break
Even God took a day off to rest, so why do we feel like we can’t take a break?
If your team is constantly rushing to the next event, sermon series, or program launch, you’re going to wear them out. A good work ethic is admirable, but you won’t last for the long haul if you try to maintain a frantic pace.
My husband and I recently returned from our summer vacation. We visited family and then went to a beachside resort. We came home with decent tans, a few souvenirs, and lots of fun memories. If you haven’t taken a vacation yet this summer, I highly recommend it. Whether you go out of town or not, […]
What’s the most challenging part of planning events for your church?
Does your team seem stuck?
Is your church staff working hard but you know there’s room for improvement?
If you’re looking for inexpensive (even free!) ways to develop your team, I can help.
I had something else planned to post today. It was something fairly light-hearted but hopefully still helpful as I just returned home from vacation. However, as I’ve watched the news the last few days and with the events in Baton Rouge on Sunday, I felt the need to share something different. I don’t often comment […]