From the Back Cover
Sound far-fetched? It doesn't have to be. Connect uncovers the secret to doubling your volunteer base in as little as one day. Yes, you read that right.
This step-by-step guide shows you how to create a culture that attracts, keeps, and grows volunteers. It gives you the practical insight and tools you need to effectively involve people in serving your local church. You'll learn how to help people see the importance of serving, how to continually raise up new volunteers, how to really delegate, and more.
"I can't say enough about the volunteer system Nelson outlines in Connect. Everywhere I go, I find myself recommending this to pastors who truly want to maximize the potential in their churches. Read this book with your team!"--Ryan Meeks, lead pastor, Eastlake Church, Seattle and Bothel, WA
"If every church leader read Connect and applied its teaching, the number of people actively engaged in serving God's kingdom would explode!"--Steve Gladen, pastor of small groups, Saddleback Church; author of Small Groups with Purpose and Leading Small Groups with Purpose
"Nelson Searcy's simple tools and well-defined strategy are easily transferable, no matter what your ministry setting or challenges. Connect will help you 'connect' your people to life-giving service that is meaningful, sustainable, and enjoyable."--Lance Witt, founder of Replenish Ministries
"No one, to my knowledge, is as good at developing systems for recruiting, training, and deploying people in ministry as Nelson Searcy."--Gary L. McIntosh, professor, Christian ministry and leadership, Talbot School of Theology, Biola University
Nelson Searcy is founding pastor of The Journey Church, a multisite church with locations across New York City and Boca Raton, Florida. Searcy is also the founder of www.ChurchLeaderInsights.com and the author of several books.
Jennifer Dykes Henson is a freelance writer based in New York City.