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How to Ruin Church Volunteers in One Easy Move

How to Ruin Church Volunteers in One Easy Move

When I was in college I learned something that has stuck with me ever since. It's called the Peter Principle. It was developed by a fellow named Laurence J. Peter. In simple terms, his theory states that people tend to rise to the level of their incompetence. You could say it another way:

People are often promoted one level higher than they are capable of performing.

8 Ways the Church Can Minister to Special Needs Families

8 Ways the Church Can Minister to Special Needs Families

Loneliness. Fear. Guilt. Hope. Anxiety. Anger. Bitterness. Despair. 

All of these are emotions a family goes through when trying to be an active part of a church family. It's even worse if they are coming in as visitors. Depending on the severity and type of the disability, the emotions are different.