Leadership

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…

How to Sabbath When You Work on Sundays

By Dave Simiele | Aug 19, 2016

As ministry leaders, we rarely get the opportunity to Sabbath on Sundays, and without intentionality we can neglect the spiritual discipline of Sabbath rest altogether. For many of us, our day of Sabbath rest has turned into a time of running errands or simply recovering from the weekend of ministry – this is not what…

The Connection Intersection

By Julie Mullins | Aug 2, 2016

“So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.” Galatians 6:10 Every weekend our team of greeters welcomes people to church with a wave, a smile and an open door. Once service starts, they are free to go to the sanctuary and…

Think Big, Start Small

By Matt Pilot | Jul 28, 2016

The secret to building the vision God has given you. Christ Fellowship is an awesome church.  It is a church where people can discover their calling from God for their life.  Christ Fellowship attracts passionate leaders who get a vision to impact their world with the love and message of Jesus.  As a Campus Pastor,…

How Does a Leader Protect Family Time?

By Dave Simiele | Jul 23, 2016

There is an incredible tension in ministry, multisite or not, on how we spend our time as leaders. The demands of ministry will always exceed our capacity to respond. We can’t do it all, no matter how hard we try. So many of us feel the pressure to accept every invitation and respond to every…

Three Skills You Should Develop in Your Leaders

By David Kush | Jul 13, 2016

Volunteer leaders in church are dealing with life’s stresses all week long. We only share a small portion of their week and we have to make the most of those moments to make a lasting impact on their lives. So how can we be more effective with time we spend together? How can we equip…

What You Need To Know

By Reid Smith | Jul 10, 2016

Your Quick Start Guide to Leading Life Groups Have you ever been in a high-pressure situation? One in which you needed to know the facts, but had to act quickly? Imagine a friend needed YOU to jump in and lead their life group at the last minute. What would you need to know? These principles…