Making Parents Volunteer?, Part 2

Making Parents Volunteer?, Part 2

As discussed in part 1 of this blog series, I’m often asked by ministry leaders why they can’t just make parents in their ministry volunteer. I want to give you a few of my reasons why I would not want my three kiddos, Jadyn, Pierce and Blaze, attending a church that runs this way.   Safety – I don’t know if you have a super budget or an insider track to free background checks. But, unless you do it is very likely that you have no way to check everyone serving in your ministry if... Read More
Making Parents Volunteer?, Part 1

Making Parents Volunteer?, Part 1

I have had a very fun, busy ministry season traveling and speaking to leaders through an amazing conference called Live To Serve. During the morning sessions we have taken time to train, inspire, laugh, celebrate and party with volunteers. It has been awesome. But, I think my favorite part of the day has been the afternoon session. My friend and ministry hero Sue Miller and I really felt like we needed to set aside this time for ministry leaders only. We wanted time to encourage them and hear... Read More
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