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Beyond Church Volunteering

I love the world of church volunteering—the many faithful volunteers, the infinite variety of tasks done by volunteers, the way God works through us when we volunteer, and the blessings that multiply as leaders recruit and support volunteers well. But church volunteering is just one piece of the Christian life of serving. Our Kingdom impact…

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Sacred and Secular Volunteering

Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that religious organizations received 33% of all the volunteer hours given between September 2014 and September 2015.  That’s more volunteer hours than any other type of organization. It’s no surprise that churches talk a lot about volunteering. But, we rarely talk about volunteering through non-church-related organizations. It’s as…

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Teaching Kids about Christian Service

Christmas break is over and kids are returning to school. Now that families are back to their routines, everyone can heave a collective sigh of relief. But before everybody gets too comfortable, let’s see if we can carry over a little bit of Christmas spirit into the new year, especially when it comes to children….

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