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3 Tips to Student Ministry Growth

April 30, 2024

Sometimes in ministry, I can get wrapped up in the weekly planning of youth group – buying supplies, picking games, sending emails. What always draws me back, though, are the three things I believe are …

 

3 Keys to Sustaining Volunteers for the Long Haul

April 2, 2024

Volunteers are the lifeblood of churches. Churches truly can’t function without them. They give their time, talents, and resources to support the church’s mission and to make a difference in the lives of others. We …

 

3 Facets of Equipping Volunteers

March 19, 2024

Equipping volunteers is essential for ensuring they have a positive experience and can serve effectively in their new roles. One of the biggest fears potential new volunteers have is that they won’t know what to …

 

3 Steps for Connecting a New Volunteer into the Right Role

March 5, 2024

It can be tempting, when you’re faced with lots of open volunteer roles and not enough people to fill them, to just plug open roles with warm bodies. And the truth is, we’ve all done …

 

Context Matters

February 20, 2024

In a previous post, I described an important type of sermon series – what we call “fishing expeditions” here at Resurrection – and the significant role they have played in our ability to reach new …

 

Going Fishing

February 6, 2024

In a previous post, I described an important type of sermon series we call “fishing expeditions,” the difference they have made in the life of our church, and why we would encourage any church to …

 

Why Fishing Expeditions?

January 23, 2024

As Jesus walked beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. Mark 1:16 NIV At Resurrection, we preach five general types …

 

How Can You Reach Young Families with Kids in Your Community?

January 9, 2024

Every church asks this question or should be asking this question! It doesn’t matter whether you are a church of 10 people or hundreds of people, we should be actively inviting young families into the …

 

Is Your Congregation Ready to Welcome Christmas Guests?

December 12, 2023

Christmas is a time for celebration and community, and it’s also when most churches see an increase in attendance and have their highest number of first-time visitors. Is your church ready to welcome Christmas guests, …

 

Seven Tips for Creating an Exceptional Worship Experience

November 28, 2023

We’ve likely all attended some pretty mediocre worship services. Bad music, unfocused sermon, inward-focused, or just poorly planned and executed. An exceptional worship experience doesn’t happen by accident. It requires planning and preparation. The goal …

 
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