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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We often think of what volunteers can do for the church, but there are things your volunteers need from you.  In fact, without these three things, volunteers will not feel successful.  Failure to do these three things will result in volunteer burnout. Here are three things every volunteer in your church needs.   1.  They…

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