We are called to love and serve our volunteers as we co-labor for the gospel. Consider their care a part of your ministry.
You are the Mortar, They are the Bricks: The Foundation of Relational Discipleship
Your leadership provides the structure necessary for your volunteers to develop the relationships with students necessary for relational discipleship to happen.
Once I changed my mindset from recruiting to inviting, I no longer faced the preseason panic.
It’s not enough to just recruit leaders to fill a role; they need to be reminded over and over again what the goal of our ministry labor is. It’s to make disciples of students.
Volunteer leaders are not just warm bodies to make our lives easier; they are there to make an eternal deposit in the lives of teenagers with the gospel of Jesus Christ.
While we may feel tapped out, as though we have nothing to offer anymore, empty nesters are in a unique position to fill a needed place in youth ministry.
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