low cost corn maze

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low cost corn maze

Corn Mazes aren’t cheap… so here’s my version of a low cost family fun corn maze. 1) go to the [&hellip

12 Oct 2014 | No Comments
Recruiting Volunteers Principle #7 - Pass on the praise, own the criticism

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Recruiting Volunteers Principle #7 – Pass on the praise, own the criticism

Principle #7 – Pass on the praise, own the criticism.  Those executing ministry deserve to receive all the praise and so [&hellip

23 Sep 2014 | 1 Comment

Random musings from a techy geek, faith seeking pastor.

Recruiting Volunteers Principle #6 - Staff serve volunteers

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Recruiting Volunteers Principle #6 – Staff serve volunteers

Principle #6 –  Staff serve volunteers, volunteers are not there to serve the staff.  Volunteers are not there for the benefit of [&hellip

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Recruiting Volunteers Principle #5 - Your commitment gets their commitment

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Recruiting Volunteers Principle #5 – Your commitment gets their commitment

Principle #5 – Your commitment gets their commitment. We can only expect a person to be as committed as we we are.  [&hellip

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Recruiting Volunteers Principle #4 - Thank you for the No's

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Recruiting Volunteers Principle #4 – Thank you for the No’s

Principle #4 – Thank you for the No’s  While We may love the yes answers we seek, but no answers are [&hellip

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Recruiting Volunteers Principle #3 - Recruiting is About Relationships

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Recruiting Volunteers Principle #3 – Recruiting is About Relationships

 Principle #3 – Recruiting is about Relationships.  The foundation of effective recruiting is building relationships which needs to happen year round. [&hellip

7 Sep 2014 | Comments Off
Recruiting Volunteers Principle #2 - Ministry is Not a Task

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Recruiting Volunteers Principle #2 – Ministry is Not a Task

Principle #2. Ministry is not a task. We recruit people to a vision of a ministry, not to a task.  The task [&hellip

6 Sep 2014 | Comments Off
Recruiting Volunteers Principle #1 - People Before Programs

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Recruiting Volunteers Principle #1 – People Before Programs

I’ve written a number of blog posts under the heading “Building a Body that Serves” aimed at working with people [&hellip

6 Sep 2014 | Comments Off
Book Review - Simplify by Bill Hybels

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Book Review – Simplify by Bill Hybels

The title of the book Simplify caught my attention.  Knowing Bill Hybels’ writing and speaking from previous experiences, I was curious [&hellip

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Book Review - Soul Keeping by John Ortberg

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Book Review – Soul Keeping by John Ortberg

I had the opportunity to read John Ortberg’s book Soul Keeping.   I’m not entirely sure why the title caught my [&hellip

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Book Review - Simplify by Bill Hybels

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Book Review – Simplify by Bill Hybels

The title of the book Simplify caught my attention.  Knowing Bill Hybels’ writing and speaking from previous experiences, I was curious [&hellip

12 Aug 2014 | Comments Off