About: Ben Harrington
I'm a father of three wonderful children and husband to the most beautiful woman in the world. I have been working in ministry for about 22 years and love leadership development and strategic planning. I truly believe that mentoring people back to God and growing them into their fullest potential is one of the keys to growing a healthy ministry.
Recent Posts by Ben Harrington
In each of us lies the power to do great things. It has been woven into the core of our being. At the beginning of time, we were designed by a powerful and creative God to represent His intelligence and greatness. Like children who inherit the traits of their parents, we cannot help but act…Read more
I remember a particular time that I took students to a winter retreat. At the beginning of this retreat, they would have a leaders' meeting to talk about the retreat. My leaders and I sat by a long-time youth pastor friend of mine, Brad. After the meeting he turned to me with a frustrated look…Read more
I never met a person in ministry who deep down inside didn't want to grow a vibrant ministry. Of course, there are probably a few out there, but overall, the reason why a lot of us go into ministry is to help as many people as we can find their way back to God. Way…Read more
Recruiting the very best volunteers is hard work. It can be frustrating, time consuming, and draining. I sat down with one of my youth pastor friends at a winter retreat to hear his frustrations in needing to get more people involved in his ministry (Recruiting Volunteers: The Principles, Part 1). This is part two of…Read more
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