Tagged: guest services

So What’s REALLY in the Bag?

So What’s REALLY in the Bag?

An updated version of this post is available here. Yesterday I celebrated the fifth April 1st on the blog. That’s right. In case you have the spiritual gift of gullibility, you were the victim...

First Time Guest Giveaways

First Time Guest Giveaways

[Editor’s note: before you read the following post, please take notice of two things: 1. It was originally penned on April 1. (APRIL. FIRST.) 2. And if April 1 does nothing to jog your brain,...

What Happens on Monday?

What Happens on Monday?

If you’re a regular reader, you know that Fridays are usually reserved for archived posts. But that was before @MichaelMears tweeted this question yesterday: Are you gonna blog any on connecting new peeps at Easter...

Guesswork, part one: Killing Culture

Today we begin a new weekly series called Taking the Guesswork Out Of Guest Services. If you’re a pastor or ministry leader of a church with no guest services team, a lagging guest services team,...

Thursday Three For All

Thursday Three For All

Thursday means I grab content from all over the web and put it in one spot. Just for you. Because I’m nice like that. Remember campers, click on the bold header to see the...

The “Guesswork” Series Begins

Today begins a new series that I’m calling Taking the Guesswork Out Of Guest Services. Well actually, today is the introduction to that series, because that way I get a whole extra week to tease you about...

Does Attitude Match Atmosphere?

Last weekend I blazed through Nelson Searcy’s new book Connect: How to Double Your Number of Volunteers. I’m sure I’ll return to this blog in the weeks to come to more fully unpack some of the...

Thursday Three For All

Thursday Three For All

Three things I’ve been reading. Three things I hope you’ll enjoy. Remember: click the bold print to read the whole shebang. Watching is Not Doing (Confronting the Spectator Problem). Oh, that our pew-dwellers would read and heed...