At our annual Ideas to Impact Conference earlier this year, I met a PDS client named Diane Geschwind, who works for St. Christopher’s Parish in Baldwin, N.Y. Diane talked to me about why she works for the church. To her, it boiled down to connecting with people. That’s what the church is about.
Show people how ministries are helping individuals in your church and how they’re helping someone in the community. If you can integrate photos of those who are being served, all the better.
Thinking about implementing check-in at your church? This post, written by Ideas to Impact Conference speaker Bill Sanders, is a must-read! Having become a father for the first-time this past year, I have a new respect for parents who can roll four children out of bed, get them dressed, put them into the car, and… Continue Reading »
Ask most busy church staffers and they’ll tell you: They wouldn’t last long without church volunteers. Linda McKeirnan has been with Mill Creek Community Church in Shawnee, Kansas, for going on two decades. As the church business administrator, she has a lot to do. But she’s found ways to get real help from her talented… Continue Reading »
“We’re always saying, the only way we get through is through God. He is our number one focus, we do it all for the glory of Him. Every time we meet, we pray, ‘God, point us to the right direction on how we’re supposed to do this.’ … God totally blesses what we do, and so we have to constantly turn to God and make sure that He is center-focused on everything we do.