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My Garden

My Garden

We’d like to share a great video produced by the people at Flannel (same folk behind Nooma and Francis Chan’s BASIC series) has been circulating the internet the past few weeks. It’s part of a series in which Ed Dobson reflects on his life in ministry, his struggle with ALS, and trying to live like […]

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Don’t Call it a Mission Statement

Don’t Call it a Mission Statement

The Dangerous “What if?” What might happen if you named those things that you really long to do? Those things that you’d give anything to spend the rest of your life doing? Those things that you’d pour yourself into if money was no object? What if you asked the big “What if?” Yep, I just […]

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5 more ways to improve a volunteer meeting

5 more ways to improve a volunteer meeting

Editor’s Note: Last week, we took a look at 5 ways to improve volunteer meetings with Meredith Dahl from Cross Connection Ministries in New Holland, PA. If you haven’t already read that post, go take a look! We’re going to pick it up this week with 5 more ways to improve your volunteer meetings. 6.     […]

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5 ways to improve a volunteer meeting

5 ways to improve a volunteer meeting

As I looked around at a volunteer staff meeting three years ago, I stopped talking, completely discouraged. Less than half of our volunteers were present. Several looked painfully bored. Three had come in late and one was packing up getting ready to leave early. I couldn’t seem to keep a good attendance from the volunteers […]

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Resolved to Experiment

Resolved to Experiment

Happy New Year! If you’re anything like most Americans (and me), right now you’re probably  gearing up for a New Year’s resolution… or stubbornly refusing to think about one, and chances are six months from now, we’ll all be back where we started feeling dejected and wistfully thinking, “next year…” Instead of even more exercise […]

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