Entries by Abigail Rusert

Three Commitments to Make to Your Volunteers

It’s September. You’ve decided that if you’re ever going to be able to breathe again, you should probably bite the bullet and involve some volunteers in your programming. Aside from being crucial and integral to your ministry, volunteer leaders can also be crucial and integral to your sanity. But like any good ministry, working alongside […]

Volunteers as the Heart of Youth Ministry

“We’re just so glad to have you here for the young people,” they said. I heard this phrase uttered time and time again as the congregation members shook my hand on my first Sunday as their youth pastor. It was uttered as a sigh of relief from some, and as an excited sentiment from others. […]