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Non-Negotiables for Church Staff

I was inspired by Alexandra Bornkessel to consider What Are Your Non-Negotiables? I have four non-negotiables for church staff. They are: Commitment – You need to be committed to Christ and to the mission of the church. If this is missing, there is really no use continuing a conversation about possible involvement. Passion – You […]


Sparked: Micro Volunteer Opportunities

I am looking for ways to develop serving opportunities for those who worship with Resurrection Online. An intriguing model that may be helpful in this effort is from Sparked. I cannot do a better job of explaining the concept than their About Page, so here is an excerpt from their website. What are your thoughts, […]


Speedlinking – October 22, 2010

Money. That’s what we want. is a quality reflection on a trip to the mall. What Happens When You Really Meet People’s Needs is a quality case study about working with employees, or volunteers for that matter. I learned from The secret of reliably great content: Blog like a crime reporter. The buddy system is […]

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A Story of Serving through Resurrection Online

Resurrection has partnered with six schools in downtown Kansas City – three in Missouri and three in Kansas. For the past several summers, this partnership has involved completely painting and refurbishing the school building along with installing a playground through a project called Bless the School. This summer Diane, a Resurrection Online attender from Ohio, […]