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Communicate Pastor Appreciation

5 simple ways to communicate appreciation to your Pastor

It’s good to communicate appreciation to your Pastor throughout the year. And since 1992, many churches have been celebrating October as Clergy Appreciation Month with the second Sunday of October becoming Pastor Appreciation Day more recently. It’s good to have it on your church calendar! Pastors need encouragement especially after COVID-19 scrambled the...

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Roles of the Communication Director

3 Roles of the Communication Director (paid or volunteer)

Often roles of the communication director are discussed when communication goes wrong or the congregation isn’t aware of what’s going on. Even more importantly, when your community is ignoring ministry activity that should interest them.  If the budget allows, it’s certainly worth hiring a part-time or full-time communication director to tackle this challenging...

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Workplace Joy

Being Known for Workplace Joy

I landed my first job in 1980. It was at a soup and sandwich restaurant in a local mall. I thought I had gained independence (along with joy) because of the money I pocketed. But is a salary what creates joy? I later learned it’s not. My full time career positions started...