Is it possible for collegiate and youth leaders to create a thriving culture of committed volunteers? Hosts Paul, Shane and Lacey discuss the significance of building and maintaining strong volunteer leadership teams, emphasizing the importance of casting a compelling vision, training leaders for a lifetime of ministry and creating a culture of commitment and care.
In This Episode, You’ll Discover:
- How casting a vision of evangelism, discipleship and meaningful service can inspire students and volunteers.
- Viewing training opportunities differently to help raise a generation of influential disciple makers and missionaries.
- Strategic accountability and how it fosters a sense of purpose among volunteers.
- How prayer encourages leaders in raising laborers that yield impactful results.
- Ways in which gratitude can lead to organic growth as existing leaders become advocates for ministry.
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“One thing we’ve got to realize as leaders is Generation Z—young adults, college students, teenagers—they want more out of church than just going to potluck dinners. You know what I mean? They want more out of church than even just listening to us preach.” @shane_pruitt78
“When you want to build a student leadership team, lead with vision, not just with expectations…” @PaulWorcester
“Don’t make people feel guilty if they don’t want to step into leadership, but make it available to the ones with potential.” – @PaulWorcester
“Ask the Lord of the harvest to call out and raise up laborers for the harvest because it’s His harvest; it’s His laborers; it’s His message; it’s His mission field; it’s His bride. So, we need to go to Him first.” – @shane_pruitt78
“Take really good care of the ones you have, and then they’ll spread the word as well.” – @shane_pruitt78
“You can’t use people. You have to love people, invest in people.” – @PaulWorcester
“It’s about people that are going to be impacted. It starts with the leaders. It starts with us investing in leaders.” – @PaulWorcester