My last post talked about the Disney musical spoof our staff did for our Volunteer Appreciation Dinner this past weekend. (Take a look at the video!) But the program had many more elements to make this an international extravaganza. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at how it came together.
Last night was our church’s Volunteer Appreciation event — a no-holds-barred, all-stops-pulled, over-the-top event for the people we love — our volunteers!!! This year’s theme was “Ambassador for Christ,” an international journey of celebration through activities, video, and even a Disney musical! We had this event at Saddleback Irvine South for our campus’s volunteers, including […]
One of the challenges of recruiting new volunteers is the Volunteer Uncertainty Principle — if a volunteer prospect is not quite sure what the opportunity is, the potential volunteer often defaults to inaction because it is more comfortable to be safe. (I don’t know if that’s a real principle for volunteers; I just made it […]
One of the things that I have been involved in is a new work called The Thirty Network, an effort to advance Asian American pastors and church leaders. The website describes what the Thirty Network is all about: “We believe that Asian American pastors have something valuable and unique to contribute to the Church with […]
Way back in November, I was invited to speak at the Mothers of Preschoolers group. The mentor mom at my table happened to be one of the masterminds behind the redesign of the children’s area. I was so delighted she took me on a tour and I took many (fuzzy) photos (with my phone). I […]
Can you tell I am in school and have been writing lots of papers? This sounds like the title to a term paper. Fortunately, it is not. It is my musings as a result of listening to a podcast and it even has some diagrams to look at! Check it out at Visual Church Leader.