Danie van Tonder

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8 Volunteer Roles that Help Create an Excellent Environment

At Life.Church, we couldn’t create a welcoming, comfortable environment without the leadership, buy-in, and service of our Host Team volunteers. From …

Leadership

5 Advanced Tips for Production Volunteers

If you’ve lead volunteers for a while, you know some things that work and some things that don’t. You know what your volunteers need to make Sunday …

Schadenfreude

The Pet Peeves of a Church Secret Shopper

Did you know first impressions matter? They do—big time!<b>Sometimes there’s no coming back from a bad experience.</b>When I work with churches, I exhort …

Handsfree

10 Leadership Tendencies I’m Trying to Change

I grew up in a different era, and my models of leadership operated differently than many strong leaders do today. In addition, I can get …

Leadership

No, Don’t Be Colorblind: Practical Suggestions for Multi-ethnic Families

Some have commented on some gray hairs they supposedly see on my head. I usually tell them I’m sorry they are going colorblind. But that’s not what …

Southern Baptist

The Best Task Management Tools of 2018

The other day I was talking to a friend and he confided in me that he is finding it hard to keep track of all the different threads going on in his …

Project Management

How to Guide and Accelerate Your Spiritual Growth

ACHIEVE YOUR GOD-GIVEN POTENTIAL BY RENEWING YOUR MIND<p>Because we are transformed by what we let into our minds (Romans 12:2), our Christian life is …

The Brain

5LQ Episode 253: How to Onboard Volunteers

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:06 — 34.6MB)<p>Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | RSS<p>In this episode of the 5 Leadership …

Recruitment

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Breaking In

<i>A Reel Leadership Article</i>I know what you were expecting. You were expecting a leadership lessons from Deadpool 2 article today. Well, you’re not …

Leadership

PLP 5: How to Structure Your Sermon Like a Story

Everyone loves a good story. So what if we could structure our sermon like a story? If you’re willing to try something new, the <i>sticky sermons</i> …

Evernote

The Pleasure and Power of Preaching with Sincerity

Paul addressed the issue of sincerity in preaching on several occasions throughout the New Testament. One such instance is 2 Corinthians 2:17, “For …

Billy Graham

4 Behaviors of Thriving Worship Ministry

Over the past couple of years, I’ve served 50-plus churches as a worship team trainer and guest worship leader. I’ve noticed some interesting trends …

Drums

Resources For Sermon Preparation

This page lists a number of resources that preachers may find helpful.<p><b>Preacher School by Paul W Martin</b><p><b>Other Sermon Preparation Links</b><p>Josh Harris’ …

Bible

10 Point Sermon Checklist

<b>1. What i</b><b>s the main purpose of my sermon?</b>In a book of interest to preachers, Phillip Collins writes:“All speeches can be divided into at least one of …

United Kingdom

The Most Underestimated Advantage for Church Growth

These are comments you never want to hear as a leader in your church.• “I visited your church and checked a box on a card, but I never heard back from …

Spirituality

Jeff’s 2018 Reading List

Guest Services as a Growth Strategy Part 2

Click the image below to view the video of Jeff explaining Guest Services as a Growth Strategy. The PDF can be obtained by using the form below.

Guest Services is a Growth Strategy

The decision on whether a first-time guest will return next Sunday is usually decided between the parking lot and their seat.<p>The reason this is true …

How to read 100 books in a year (Archive)

How to read 100 books in a year.<p>I won’t be able to teach you how to speed read.<p>I won’t be able to do that because I don’t know how.<p>What I do know how …

Culture Hack: Increase Your Team's Morale In 90 Seconds

Morale informs your team’s confidence, enthusiasm and discipline. Morale is the energetic context within which they get the work done.<p>Let’s say you …

Guilt, Shame & Fear: Revisited

<b>The notion of guilt, shame, and fear cultures</b> has become a common topic in mission conversations. Ministry organizations and teams around the world …

Five Key Steps to Reach and Retain Guests

<i>By Thom Rainer</i><p>We are living in a world of post cultural Christianity. Our churches can no longer expect guests to show up just because we have the …

7 Harsh Truths That Will Improve Your Leadership Skills Overnight

This is taking your leadership to a whole new level, again.<p>Remember those old and scratchy vinyl records that would skip and play the same thing over and over until you moved the needle? (I know I'm showing my age, play along.)<p>Well, the Gallup Organization has been playing a tune now for over three …

The 4 Pillars of Great Leadership

Over 100 years of research on leadership has clearly determined the keys to leader success. There are four key factors that make a leader effective, …

5 Favorite Leadership Quotes and Why

Leaders often use pithy quotes in leadership talks, staff meetings, or when framing strategic direction. The reason we are attracted to quotes is …

Framing

7 Secrets to Reading More Books (That Don’t Involve Becoming a Speed Reader)

Conquering your to-read pile doesn’t have to be hard work.<p>Divide and conquer<p>Devoting a small amount of time to reading every day adds up quickly. Set …

How to A Lose First Time Guest in 10 Minutes or Less

It’s hard to believe, but according to people who study these things, first-time guests to your church make up their minds whether they’re coming …

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16 Steps Leaders Can Take To Get Unstuck

I love the passage in Nehemiah when it Chapter 4:10 which states, “In Judah it was said, ‘The strength of those who bear the burdens is failing. …

Positive Thinking

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Global Culture Map

<b>Cultures around the world perceive life and morality in different ways.</b> This interactive map visualizes the primary culture type—i.e., guilt, shame, …