Darren is passionate about training family ministry leaders through his role at Orange, and his organization 1Semester, which allows family ministry staff, interns, and volunteers to earn graduate credits. As the Executive Family Pastor at Parker Hill Community Church, he led staff and volunteer teams at three campuses. His journey has included milestones as a camp director, wilderness leadership director, and earning a Doctorate focused on volunteerism, family ministry, and leadership. He’s the author of The Volunteer Project: Stop Recruiting. Start Retaining. His life is fulfilled through time with his wife Becky, and collegeage kids, Brynn and Tucker.
Three Perspectives on Recruitment SundayWednesday December 14, 2022 | Darren Kizer
Consider these different ways leaders approach volunteer recruitment to make sure you are helping retain and grow your amazing volunteers! Read more
Are Academics Overrated in a YouTube World?Tuesday March 30, 2021 | Darren Kizer
It isn’t a stretch to say that we have a world of knowledge at our literal fingertips. So what does that mean in regards to formalized education for adult learners? Read more
Retaining Small Group LeadersThursday September 8, 2016 | Darren Kizer
This video is part of the e-single Retaining Small Group Leaders by Darren Kizer. Get this entire e-single for free with a subscription to GoWeekly—a library of resources for church leaders. Learn more about GoWeekly at goweekly.com. Read more from Darren Kizer about the four ways to retain small group leaders here. Read more