Category Archives: staff retention

7 tips for effective staff member recognition

 Employee recognition in the Christian charity context In the New Testament, Paul encouraged the Colossians by writing, “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters“.  Because ministry staff personnel are focused on the eternal and know that their labours will be rewarded in… More

Are one-to-one’s part of your leadership tool kit?

Are one-to-one conversations part of your leadership tool kit? Great leaders understand the value of having regular one-to-one conversations with their direct reports. Making time for these discussions sends a powerful message that leaders care about their people and are committed to enabling each team member to perform at their best.  There really… More

Churches are workplaces too

A surprise visit This summer, CCCC received a visit from a Ministry of Labour occupational health and safety inspector.  Of course this wasn’t a scheduled visit.  That’s the whole point.  They want to see what things are really like when you haven’t had a chance to prepare for an inspection. I… More