Tagged: guest services

Is Your Church Ready for Mr. Freeze?

Nope, not the current atmospheric stuff we’re dealing with – the Polar Vortex that’s turning your greeting team into a bunch of volunteersicles. (Although, if you want to talk about how to keep ’em warm,...

Want to Connect? Serve!

Fewer things bring me more joy than to hear a volunteer talk about the community they’ve found by serving. This weekend our media team highlighted the story of Eileen, a friend I’ve known since...

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy.    Top Ten Ways Churches Drive Away First...

See Them First

“They’ll see you before you see them.” That’s what a friend of mine said a few months back in a meeting we were both attending, and I’ve never forgotten it. “We say that a smile...

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy.  Dear Seminary Student (via @JasonGaston) My across-the-hallway homie...

What’s Normal For You…

…isn’t normal for everybody. You have your favorite parking spot. Your favorite seat in the auditorium. Your favorite door to walk in, your favorite greeter who smiles at you and says hello, even your favorite...

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy.  Three Ways to Love Negative Nancy. (via @mrmedders) You...

What’s at Stake?

One of our church planters forwarded me this email last week. I share it both with his and the original author’s permission. I’ve changed her name and the name of our church plant for...