Global Leadership Network UK & Ireland

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The Seven Myths of Volunteerism Part 7 – Bill Hybels

Myth 7: Volunteerism is a One way Deal — All Output, No Returns, No Rewards Quite commonly, a senior pastor will say to me, “Bill, our people are busy, they work hard in the market place, they’re raising kids, they’re doing stuff in the community. I just couldn’t ask them to do more than that.” […]

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The Seven Myths of Volunteerism Part 6 – Bill Hybels

Extract from Bill Hybels’ article, The Seven Myths of Volunteerism Myth 6: Volunteers Need Encouragement from Heaven but They Really Don’t need Much Encouragement from Anyone on Earth. We ought to clean up structures so that staff know exactly who their volunteer team members are and we should be creating cultures of inspiration. It doesn’t […]

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The Seven Myths of Volunteerism Part 5 – Bill Hybels

Myth 5: Volunteers Are Not Interested in Training or Development. Volunteers, generally speaking, love getting a little better at stuff. They would like to be a little sharper, their tools to be razor-edged. They would like to be developed. My opinion is that there should be training as well as on-going training whenever a volunteer […]

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The Seven Myths of Volunteerism Part 4 – Bill Hybels

Myth 4: Most Volunteers Want To Serve in One Role for a Lifetime. Let me reveal a nasty little secret about pastors and paid staff. When a pastor or staff recruit a volunteer and train them and help them figure out their spiritual gifts and finally place them in a critical role in some ministry […]

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The Seven Myths of Volunteerism Part 3 – Bill Hybels

Myth 3: Volunteers Are Free Help. I remember when we decided to do food service on our campus. It was a big decision. We knew that when we were going to provide food service that we were going to have to pay a small staff for a few key people. But we envisioned hundreds of volunteers […]

Ministry Blunders: People Management

Notes from WCA’s Defining Moments: My Biggest Ministry Blunders Mark is an encourager by nature, so when he planted his church he would hire people that he believed he could empower and train to succeed. It turned out that they were unfulfilled and unable to do the job, but he felt he couldn’t let them go after […]

Online Learning Benefits

The online learning format allows you and your team: the convenience to engage in top sessions any time within a subscription period the benefit of online discussion, feedback, stories, experiences etc. Team Impact We encourage you to subscribe your whole team and engage them in online learning: watch a session in advance of your team viewing in order to […]