The Volunteer Cycle #5: ENCOURAGE
04 March 2015
In case you missed 1-4 of The Volunteer Cycle, check them out here: It Never Ends!, Enlist, Equip, Empower. Over the course of my youth ministry career I have had lots and lots of people serve on our youth ministry team only to transition off..
Dear Part-time Youth Worker
26 February 2015
Lately my heart has been pulled to one position in the church. This person is often full of heart for ministry; a position that is necessary but so often left out; overworked and underpaid. If you feel like I’m talking about you, most likely you’re..
Lies You Hear and Say in Church
24 February 2015
“You’ll only have to volunteer for a little while.” You’ve heard that one before, right? You may have even said it. It’s not the only lie you’ll hear or tell in church. For the record, this is not meant to be a “church critique” article. You’ve..
The Volunteer Cycle #3: EQUIP
18 February 2015
In this little Wednesday series, we are working our way through what I like to call the volunteer cycle (catchy name, I know). Assuming you become a champion at enlisting volunteers, what do you do with them? Scripture makes the answer clear. Now these are..
Loving Difficult-to-Love Students (Even the Famous Ones)
13 February 2015
My favorite thing about working with students is . . . well . . . working with students. I (Tasha) am a counselor, and my shtick when asked if I counsel children is, “I don’t work with kids because I’m much more comfortable working with..