How To Avoid Placing the Volunteer Round Peg in the Ministry Square Hole
22 August 2016
Do you make it a habit of sitting down with potential volunteers and asking them questions…even uncomfortable ones? I once had a ‘Volunteer from Hell.’ Our ministry was growing logarithmically and I was desperate for help (sound familiar?) I asked my existing volunteers if they..
The “Downside” of Mission Trips
18 August 2016
“The Mission Trip High.” It’s addicting, isn’t it? It can cause us and our students to seek the same experience every year for the “Jesus feelies.” Meanwhile, there’s a whole lot of space in between now and then that we can seize so that God..
Release my grip: A Mother’s Prayer for College Drop-off
17 August 2016
Originally posted by our friends at Soulfeed Lord have mercy—it’s the night before we take our son to college. This is his last night in the bed that he’s slept in for the past 18 years. Release me from lurking around his bedroom, but I just need to tuck..