As you might guess, our Volunteer Rocket coaching is primarily about helping churches get more volunteers. With that in mind, you may be surprised to learn there are instances when getting more volunteers can actually create more problems. The primary reason this happens is because you have a leadership shortage. If more volunteers create more…

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When volunteers are recruited, trained and released into ministry, there is a risk that they will still start to pull in different directions. Without someone to champion volunteer connections, volunteers can quickly become discouraged with their progress and confused about their specific roles and responsibilities. My friend Tim Stevens used to always say, “Unless it’s…

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I recently addressed the challenge of not having enough volunteers in the post 3 Strategies For Church Volunteers Recruitment. However, the thought of adding more volunteers to the team may be overwhelming. You are maxed out. You are doing everything you can to keep up with your responsibilities and the people who are already on…

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I Don’t Have Enough Volunteers! This time of year can be quite fun as the worship services and other ministry environments fill up again. The challenge, of course, is that it takes people to minister to people. It’s right about now that the harsh reality begins to set in–we need more volunteers. When that happens,…

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