Posts by Scott Magdalein

Announcing the BuildUp Planner

Our mission is to help ministry leaders unite believers to develop more and better disciples. That mission is a combination of Matthew 28 and Ephesians 4. I believe that software can be a significantly valuable component to accomplish that mission. Our software helps leaders train, equip, engage, and empower their people to make disciples. We’ve…

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MaryAnn Sibley: Church Volunteer Team Health and Volunteer Culture

This is a transcript from my conversation with MaryAnn Sibley about team structure, volunteer health, and church volunteer culture. MaryAnn founded MatterSpark to help ministry leaders build and lead healthy volunteer teams. Watch the rest of this hour-long conversation on our YouTube channel. First topic I want to talk about is, a couple of years…

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Increase Engagement in Your TrainedUp Courses in Four Steps

You’ve created a great TrainedUp course, now it’s time to get your people learning. This is where the rubber meets the road. Will your people actually enroll in your course, watch the videos, answer your questions, and complete the course you need them to complete? We’ve helped more than 150,000 volunteers and leaders complete courses…

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HuddleUp vs Slack, GroupMe, or Facebook Groups

Hey there. I’m Scott from ServeHQ and I want to answer one question that we get asked on a regular basis about HuddleUp and that one question is really simple. It’s what’s the difference between a HuddleUp and Slack or GroupMe or asked in another way? Why use HuddleUp when we’re already using Slack or…

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Vision for Your Church Volunteer Ministry Team

Vision is the ability to think about or plan the future with imagination or wisdom. Oxford Dictionary Before we jump into the meat of this post, I want to explain why I’m talking about vision when it comes to volunteer teams. Many leaders have never considered establishing a well-articulated vision for their church volunteer team.…

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