By John Gilman Ii on May 17, 2016
A proper welcome needs to have more than just a greeting. Churches need to create welcome pathways that guide people into more familiarity, connection, and relationship with the church. Creating a positive and effective welcoming strategy has never been more important. There is still time to put a great welcome process in place. Here are six tips to get you started in the right direction.
By Ron Edmondson on Jun 4, 2012
Ron Edmondson offers a helpful description of the different types of guests you'll find at your church on any given Sunday.
By Hal Seed on Mar 3, 2018
Hal Seed offers his experience and learnings from a very successful Sunday morning event in his church.
By Ron Edmondson on Oct 20, 2015
Ron Edmondson's tips are actually true for everyone, but they're especially true for visitors.
By Josh Reich on Jan 28, 2017
Have you had a guest come to your church who seem excited but never come back?
By Rick Ezell on Dec 5, 2014
You may be the most skilled preacher and your church may have excellent small groups or the best children’s ministry in the city, but your first-time guests will never know unless they make a second or third visit.
By Karl Vaters on Jun 29, 2017
How might a newcomer view your church? What barriers may they face? What obstacles could be unintentionally in the way of them connecting and finding a place to belong?
By Joanna Gray on Nov 28, 2016
As church communicators we’re constantly looking for ways to make the ministry better not only for visitors, but for our church members as well. There are always little hints and quips here and there that our church family members say that give us a not-so-gentle nudge toward what we should be doing to better the ministry and further the mission.