Andy Lawrenson is the student and ministry teams pastor at Nags Head Church in North Carolina. Andy has been in student ministry for 25 years as both a volunteer and a paid staff member. Andy and his wife, Misha, have been married for 28 years and have three children: a son in middle school and twin eight-year-olds, a boy and girl.
Currently, only 2 percent of deaf people have heard the gospel, but the Deaf Bible Society is hoping to increase this percentage by using sign language to make the gospel more approachable and accessible.
How do we get more volunteers? How do we keep volunteers? In kids ministry, you need more volunteers than any ministry in the church. To know how to recruit volunteers and retain volunteers is essential. You will not last without learning this crucial skill.