Mark DeVries describes the importance of taking time out to determine top priorities, which also allows one to build in and protect time for activities that are restorative and life-giving--the kind of time he calls "balcony time."
How To Get Volunteers To Attend Your Training Event
Annette Safstrom shares five great tips for getting volunteers to attend a volunteer training event.
The Slot System (AKA Rhythmic Week): A Strategy for Sustainable Time Management
Mark DeVries shares the basics of what he calls the "slot system" or the "rhythmic week," a strategy for sustainable time management. Includes a template.
Volunteer Affirmation Ideas
Looking for some great ways to show appreciation for your volunteers and their hard work? Here are 15 "love your team" ideas you can use right away!
Church-wide Preventive Maintenance Calendar
This church-wide calendar will remind you of routine tasks that need to be accomplished at basically the same time each year by the church staff, volunteers, and committees. Customize it for your church, and consult it regularly to help keep your ministries on track.