Boardman, Ohio (PRWEB) February 26, 2013
With spring rapidly approaching, many churches and ministries have found themselves with thoughts of renewal and growth on their minds. Spring is the perfect time to take stock of past successes and failures, and to look forward to new beginnings. When asked to identify changes and improvements that they would like to make in 2013, the four most commonly cited goals for ministries included:
1) Promoting congregational outreach, growth, and retention
2) Improving the volunteer experience
3) Increasing employee efficiency
4) Ensuring the safety of the congregation
When looking at the above goals, a significant trend emerges. All of the commonly cited goals for 2013 focus on a ministry’s single most important resource: their people. The emerging consensus seems to be that religious organizations are most successful when the people within them are secure, productive, positive, enthusiastic, and happy.
Although many ministries would like to make changes to strengthen their relationships with their congregation, it is often difficult to know how to begin the process. A church is built on the strength of its members, but what can church leaders do when the strategies they have traditionally employed are no longer effective? To answer this question, a growing number of churches and ministries have begun to seek out training in human behavior to help them better understand and communicate with their staff, volunteers, and members.
PeopleKeys, a 30-year veteran in the field of behavioral analysis, has anticipated this trend, and is currently marketing a suite of products specifically designed to train ministries to use an understanding of human behavior to develop a happy, secure, and more productive organization. Their newest product, MinistryKeys, is a subscription-based service that provides ongoing access to a wide variety of behavioral an
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