Fighting Volunteer or Team Burn Out

We have all been there. The passion is gone, the excitement is missing, and the responsibilities just keep coming, and we are fighting to care! No one wants to burn out or worse lose valuable volunteers or teammates to the dreaded “burn”. Marissa Mayer, the CEO of Yahoo! has an awesome quote about burn out:…

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Why Does Creativity Matter In The Church?

I believe that creativity in the church matters. It matters because Creativity Is An Expression Of God’s Plan. He created the earth and He created you to be creative. He gave you the gifts required to create and the mind that works creatively to solve mysteries. Creativity matters in the church because it is Important….

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Do You Think Creativity Is A Habit?

Do you think that your creativity is a habit? I have never thought about creativity as a habit, but could it be? Habits are things that we do repeatedly that become a pattern in our lives. Not like taking the same route to work but the things that become so much part of who we…

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Are You Believing The Lie?

Creative people are liars. It’s a fact. A recent study conducted by professors from Harvard and Duke University have identified that creative people have a problem with honesty. According to the study that was published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, the same people who are gifted with looking at problems differently –…

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100 Verses One Heart.

I love when artists care enough about their art to be brave and share it with the world. It takes courage. A few weeks ago I got an email from Natalie and she wanted to share some of her art. Not only does she want to share her art, she wants to make sure the…

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Leading Volunteers Is An Art

Leading a team requires more than just a title and a good idea. And leading volunteers? That’s an entirely different animal. Leadership comes with a cost and when we’re leading volunteers, it requires us to be our best. Our volunteers have their own jobs – they’re giving their time because they care about the mission…

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