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Danny Recommends: camelcamelcamel

Every so often we dip our toes into a series called Danny Recommends:, posts that tip you off to the stuff that I…you know. The recommendations might be products for use in your ministry, resources that...

Q&A: How Do I Start a Conversation with a First-Time Guest?

Q: When I spot a guest in the lobby that I don’t recognize, how can I approach them without coming right out and asking “Is this your first time?” [from the 2019 Blog Survey] A: Hats off to you for recognizing that the “Is this your first time?” question can have a negative nuance associated with it. True, on the list...

How To Follow Up With Out-Of-Town Guests

Guest follow-up is all about stewardship. Think about the process a guest goes through to visit your church for the first time: something in their life (a move, a crisis, a curiosity) causes them to...

Technical Difficulties Are Fun!

If you are an RSS or email subscriber, you just received a template for a “Flashback Friday” post. Sorry for the confusion…I was tinkering with the template and accidentally hit “publish.” Since you’re here...

Christmas at DPAC 2016: Day 1

Last night was one for the record books: as far as our last five years at DPAC, it was our second-highest crowd and our largest volunteer team ever assembled. In case you missed it (shame...

Killing the Culture of Entitlement

I’m currently out of the country, spending some time with our overseas personnel. I’m in an area where the gospel is not widely known, and the believers who reside here are in constant threat...