This week, I mailed off a handful of handwritten thank you cards to our team. And before you start thinking about telling me I did a good job, I need to tell you they weren't written by me. They were written by someone in our church that has no direct ties to our student ministry. … Continue reading Thank Your Team
I can truly say that I am blessed to be a part of one of the best teams at our church. Why? Let me give you a few reasons...
Each year at the Orange Conference, they perform a song for all volunteers in the church, specifically those serving in children's and student ministries. I can honestly say they are often overlooked and not appreciated enough. I know that I personally would be up a creek without my awesome team of volunteers! To all my … Continue reading “Don’t Fade Away” Volunteer Song from Orange Conference 2011
In what was probably one of the best interviews I have seen at Orange, Reggie Joiner sat down with Gordon MacDonald. Gordon was a pastor for over 40 years, and he still volunteers with the youth and children in his church. Through his years of experience, he says, "I am convoked that most of us … Continue reading Gordon MacDonald Speaks to the Older Generations in the Church (Orange 2011)
So, I am starting a new prayer commitment today. I would appreciate it if you would join me in this. I have come to the conclusion that, in order to really do what God wants with the students in this area, we have to have more volunteers who are willing to commit their lives. So, … Continue reading The Harvest is Plentiful but the Workers are Few