Leadership

City Limits

By Matt Pilot | Feb 22, 2017

I am a Pastor at Christ Fellowship and I get to look after the Stuart Campus. I love it! Now if you did not know any better, you would assume that the campus is located in Stuart, Florida. But the truth is, the property lies just outside the city limits of Stuart. Actually, it is in…

Are you Sold?

By Christ Fellowship | Feb 10, 2017

Effectively Communicating Vision. Leading in ministry in any capacity is a fairly tricky place to be. Whether you lead a team of 500 or just two people, effectively communicating vision and direction can sometimes feel a little daunting. In ministry there seems to be three categories of leaders: The Visionaries, The Vision Builders and The…

How Christians Should Handle Election Day

By Todd Mullins | Nov 8, 2016

The day is finally here. Another election season is almost over. You can almost hear the collective sigh of relief. The election season is always crazy but I think we can all agree that this one in particular has been extremely outrageous. We’ve all heard people who are freaking out over the potential outcome however,…

5 Inexpensive Ways to Value Volunteers

By Dave Simiele | Sep 19, 2016

No matter how small or how large your church is, volunteers are the heart and soul of its potential. Our role as multisite leaders is to identify, equip, and release volunteers. But we can’t effectively do these things without valuing them. Communicating the value we place on volunteers is easier than most leaders think, and…

Teaming up for the win

By Julie Mullins | Sep 12, 2016

1 Corinthians 14:33 “For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all the churches of the saints.” Everyone wants to be on a winning team and it’s no different in the church. Leaders help people win by setting them up for success. And that takes organizing, planning and most importantly,…

Shortchanged

By James Duvall | Sep 9, 2016

Have you ever been shortchanged? You’re at the store, paying cash for a purchase and realize, only after leaving the store, you have not received the correct change, or you have been overcharged. Or, you pull away from a drive-through only to realize that your complete order is not in the bag. We all know…

How to Get Volunteers to Engage with Your Mission

By Dale Hudson | Sep 8, 2016

Did you know that only 13% of employees worldwide and only 33% of employees in the U.S. are engaged in their jobs?  If the percentage of engagement is that low in people’s jobs, imagine how low it is with volunteers. Stop and think about it for a minute.  Are your volunteers truly engaged with the…

Ministry Needs Margin

By Andrea Lathrop | Sep 4, 2016

For most of my life, I’ve done a terrible job of creating margin. I feel like the last person on the planet who should be writing on the subject. But I guess I have made some progress because I have figured out how to make time to write this blog! I would love to share…

Turn Awkward into Awesome

By David Kush | Aug 30, 2016

Three steps to making the most of your volunteer interviews Someone who signed up to volunteer at church is going to be excited and a little anxious about doing something new. An interview can add to their anxiety and it might even get awkward. But it doesn’t have to be that way. The interview can…