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Blunder #1 in Assimilating New People

Assimilating New People Suppose I come to visit you and you’re going to show me the town. Included in that is a visit to a new restaurant that just opened up last month. Let’s do this, wild and crazy guy…

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To Connect People in the Church, the Path Must Be Clear

If you want to connect people in the church, the path for connection must be clear. If you’ve ever wondered why people aren’t connecting, it’s always good to evaluate the process through which you hope they will connect. Oftentimes, the…

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Top 8 Steps to Prepare Your Church for Easter

Easter is just around the corner! Now’s the time to prepare your church for Easter and all that God wants to do through you. This is by far one of the greatest weekends on the church calendar. We have pastors…

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Spreading the Word: Trendy vs Traditional Marketing for your Ministry

Trendy vs traditional marketing… We’ve all seen the catchy one-liners and puns posted on church signs. Sometimes they’re funny. Sometimes they’re thought-provoking. What you can always count on, however, is that they get a response. Because they’re posted publicly for…

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The 4 Investments a Church Needs to Make in Pastors and Guests

Leaders of churches are some of the finest people to ever walk the face of the earth with the lead pastor. They help carry the vision and mission of the church forward to reach spiritually lost people with the Gospel. The best church leaders…

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The Perfect Follow-Up Plan After Easter

[NOTE: This blog is focused on the major event on the church calendar – Easter.  It’s principles articulated herein are applicable across the spectrum of church events and seasons.] Today, I want to get you the perfect follow-up plan for…

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6 Steps to Get Guests Back After Easter

(NOTE:  I’m using Easter as the illustration big event.  Put yours in and your good to go!) Ever said to yourself after Easter, “Where did everybody go?” I remember talking to a pastor/friend of mine after he had asked that…

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The Right Guest Follow-Up

When I was in seminary, one of my professors brilliantly pointed out, “It doesn’t matter what discipleship system you use – just use one!” Guest follow-up goes right along with that same principle – it doesn’t matter what system you…

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The Perfect Follow-Up Plan for Church Guests

A friend of mine told me his daughter (Lexie) and son-in-law (John) had moved to a new city and spent a short amount of time looking for a church. They did find one quickly and enjoyed the pastor and atmosphere….

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4 Action Steps for Guest Follow-Up Strategy from John 4

As pastors and church leaders, we all know that your follow-up strategy is essential. Have you ever wondered how to intentionally ensure that the follow-up strategy you are developing and using is effective? I recently read a book called “Seeking…

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