One of my favorite things about serving in the local church is the opportunity to invest in people.  As leaders we invest in people in a number of great ways – and often times my posts speak to different habits or thoughts about investing in volunteers.

Here is a simple reality – your ability to invest in someone is tied to your ability to relate to them. (click to tweet)  If you take yourself too seriously people will have a hard time connect with you and relating to you.

That is why I love serving at 12Stone Church, because we know how to have fun and not be too serious.  For instance, here is our latest effort to express our love and gratitude to our amazing volunteers: (If you enjoy the video feel free to share it on Facebook (click here) or Twitter (Click to tweet).