How do I break the 80/20 ministry rule?

How do I break the 80/20 ministry rule?

We all know the 80/20 ministry rule. An oft asked question that seeks to break this rule is often: “How can I get more people to do more of the ministry instead of leaving it all up to few to carry the load?” The Consumer Driven… Church? Asking how...
How can I grow and expand our ministry? 

How can I grow and expand our ministry? 

That is a question I hear from all different types of churches and ministries. And it makes sense, since to grow and expand means more people reached and more people served. When I hear that question, I sometimes like to tweak it a bit. What happens if we replace “our...
How can I find more volunteers? 

How can I find more volunteers? 

Even in its simplest form, churches need to get certain tasks accomplished. Whether it’s greeting people warmly, setting up chairs, providing food, or any number of other practical matters, you need volunteers. The church is a volunteer-based organization. We all need...
Help! I need leaders! Where can I find them?

Help! I need leaders! Where can I find them?

This is an almost universal question among church leadership. It might be the most common one I am asked. “How can I find more leaders?” The phrasing of the question suggests that they are lost or ready-made and ripe for the picking, if you can find them. I don’t know...