Special thanks to Mike Thompson for his personal insight into the life of those with physical handicaps. His experience with churches provide us with a wealth of knowledge in a little talked about area of our ministries. Read this and … Read the rest
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With the new year almost upon us do you have an established and proven process for developing an army of volunteers to serve in every ministry in your church?
Are you preparing people to serve way ahead of time or … Read the rest
With the new year quickly approaching do you have an established and proven process for developing an army of volunteers to serve in every ministry in your church?
Are you preparing people to serve way ahead of time or are … Read the rest
From your own experience what would you list as the top 5 reasons churches are declining in our country? I don’t have research at my finger tips to support my own thoughts on this topic but I offer what I … Read the rest
Businesses have used sales funnels for years to track their progress and to estimate future sales. It is a tool to help them measure how they are performing. Should churches do the same for
their ministry activities?
For instance, can … Read the rest
My wife and I visited over 100 churches in a 30 month period of time from 2012 – 2014. We took note of the guest service ministries each time we made a first time visit. If you want to improve … Read the rest
What do you do to connect with your guests on their first, second and third visit? Do your guests walk in and out of your facilities on Sunday without really connecting with anyone other than a “hello”?
Why are people … Read the rest
My wife and I were in a large city overnight recently and we were able to book a nice hotel through one of the internet booking agencies. It allowed us to stay at a 4 star hotel for the price … Read the rest
What Questions are your new members asking in their first year at your church?
According to the research by Gary McIntosh and Charles Arn they are asking two key questions in their first year in a new church.
In the … Read the rest
Do you have a game plan for keeping those you reach? I have written recently about the impact of an outreach approach with a retention rate of 79%. What is key to getting people to your church and keeping them … Read the rest