Lets talk about a LEADERS HOLY UTILITY BELT, things that successful leaders
must have quick access too and use often. Now in case your thinking about
BATMAN'S UTILITY BELT that consisted BATARANGS, GRAPPLE GUN, SMOKE PELLETS,
LINE LAUNCHERS, and a REMOTE CLAW just to name some of the cool stuff
BATMAN had at his disposal in his war against DARKNESS!

Now before your thinking we could use some of those same things in our
ministries let me be clear MOST OF THESE won't help us in ministry (I did
say most)! But there are a few things that every CAMPUS PASTOR, SERVICE
COORDINATOR, and MINISTRY LEADER must have when it comes to their HOLY
UTILITY BELT! I'll take the next couple of posts to share one at a time. So
here's the first one...

THE VOLUNTEER MATRIX

In case your not sure what this is it's the way we TRACK VOLUNTEERS and
MINISTRY NEEDS. Its also the tool we also use to know what areas we need to
RECRUIT for in order to have HEALTHY ROTATIONS. But it is so much more, its
also the best way to...

PRAY FOR OUR VOLUNTEERS - Honestly, most leaders DON'T REALLY pray for
those who they lead. Its not a lack of caring its really a lack of
awareness! Keeping your MATRIX on your UTILITY BELT, meaning close access
and easy to get to, will help you REALLY PRAY for those you have the HONOR
TO LEAD.

INTENTIONALLY EXPRESS GRATITUDE TO OUR TEAMS - If you're not keep your
MATRIX close to you, reading it, praying though it, and keeping those who
ministry under your lead IN FRONT OF YOU then you have about a ZERO CHANCE
of showing REAL, CONSISTENT, GRATITUDE and HONOR for those who serve under
you! And here's the deal, people who are over asked and under appreciated
WILL LEAVE YOUR MINISTRY!

You don't need BATMANS AWESOME UTILITY BELT, but you do need your HOLY
UTILITY BELT and you need to keep it close and use it often! We too are in
a battle against darkness, only difference is OUR BATTLE IS REAL, and WHAT
WE DO MATTERS!

Where's your MATRIX How are you really USING IT for more than plugging in holes Are you really PRAYING for those you lead Whens the last time you took time to THANK and HONOR those who serve on
your campus What do you need to TAKE OFF your utility belt to MAKE ROOM for this
essential item

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