Weekend Experience

Articles about all things weekend experience, hospitality, first impressions, church services, and sermon series planning.

We're all getting a little wiser, and we're all more experienced now. But six months later... it's a little hard to believe we're also going to need to re-imagine Christmas. That said, if churches get creative about other approaches to Christmas, I think they could find a big evangelistic opportunity this year.
We're all getting a little wiser, and we're all more experienced now. But six months later... it's a little hard to believe we're also going to need to re-imagine Christmas. That said, if churches get creative about other approaches to Christmas, I think they could find a big evangelistic opportunity this year.
14 Oct 2020

Reimagining Christmas – Episode 164 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

We’re all getting a little wiser, and we’re all more experienced now. But six months later… it’s a little hard…

I believe there are only two types of churches. That may sound like an overstatement, but in this episode, I explain the two groups and the data that comes with it. Even churches who are clear on their mission field, over time, develop blind spots.
I believe there are only two types of churches. That may sound like an overstatement, but in this episode, I explain the two groups and the data that comes with it. Even churches who are clear on their mission field, over time, develop blind spots.
11 Mar 2020

Blind Spots on the Weekend – Episode 136 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

I believe there are only two types of churches. That may sound like an overstatement, but in this episode, I…

What's remarkable about weekend services at your church? We work with a lot of churches that are frustrated by declining or plateaued attendance, and we hear lots of ideas and reasons why they think it's happening. But there's one BIG factor most don't seem willing to examine:
What's remarkable about weekend services at your church? We work with a lot of churches that are frustrated by declining or plateaued attendance, and we hear lots of ideas and reasons why they think it's happening. But there's one BIG factor most don't seem willing to examine:
26 Feb 2020

Predictable to Remarkable: Compelling Weekend Services – Episode 134 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

What’s remarkable about weekend services at your church? We work with a lot of churches that are frustrated by declining…

In this episode of The Leadership Unstuck Podcast, I talk to Gabe Kolstad, Lead Pastor of Westside Community Church in Beaverton, Oregon about the creative process and how to make church services less predictable. Then, Ryan Stigile and Amy Anderson join me to talk about why churches tend to get stuck in a rut, how to walk through the creative process and who to involve, as well as some practical ways to successfully move beyond the routine and add life to your weekend services.
In this episode of The Leadership Unstuck Podcast, I talk to Gabe Kolstad, Lead Pastor of Westside Community Church in Beaverton, Oregon about the creative process and how to make church services less predictable. Then, Ryan Stigile and Amy Anderson join me to talk about why churches tend to get stuck in a rut, how to walk through the creative process and who to involve, as well as some practical ways to successfully move beyond the routine and add life to your weekend services.
25 Oct 2016

Are Your Services Too Predictable?

In this episode of The Leadership Unstuck Podcast, I talk to Gabe Kolstad, Lead Pastor of Westside Community Church in…