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It's a simple fact: Before people become Christ followers, they are consumers. Do our sacred spaces create a barrier to sharing the gospel? In this episode of The Unstuck Church Podcast, Amy and I discuss what churches could learn from Marriott about serving people through your church facilities.
It's a simple fact: Before people become Christ followers, they are consumers. Do our sacred spaces create a barrier to sharing the gospel? In this episode of The Unstuck Church Podcast, Amy and I discuss what churches could learn from Marriott about serving people through your church facilities.
21 Nov 2017

Marriott and Church Makeovers | The Unstuck Church Podcast

It’s a simple fact: Before people become Christ followers, they are consumers. Do our sacred spaces create a barrier to…

Did you earn an A in Pastor Math Class? Ok, so that's not be a real seminary course, but every pastor we meet knows the material. Whether you lean towards measuring everything, or eschewing numbers in favor of stories, there is one number you simply cannot ignore -- and it's probably not what you think.
Did you earn an A in Pastor Math Class? Ok, so that's not be a real seminary course, but every pastor we meet knows the material. Whether you lean towards measuring everything, or eschewing numbers in favor of stories, there is one number you simply cannot ignore -- and it's probably not what you think.
13 Nov 2017

Pastor Math 101 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

Did you earn an A in Pastor Math Class? Ok, so that’s not be a real seminary course, but every pastor we…

Is it possible that in our attempts to connect with guests, we actually push people away by feeling corporate and transactional? Don't get me wrong. I'm all for following up personally with as many people as possible. But the way we go about it sets the tone for our relationships with them. Simply asking for contact info and sending some one-way scripted messages (even on a phone call) is far from making a connection.
Is it possible that in our attempts to connect with guests, we actually push people away by feeling corporate and transactional? Don't get me wrong. I'm all for following up personally with as many people as possible. But the way we go about it sets the tone for our relationships with them. Simply asking for contact info and sending some one-way scripted messages (even on a phone call) is far from making a connection.
20 Dec 2016

Beyond the Mug: Connecting with Guests Coming In Your Front Door

Is it possible that in our attempts to connect with guests, we actually push people away by feeling corporate and…

Back in October, I was a guest on Carey Nieuwhof’s Leadership Podcast. During our conversation, we talked how to diagnose an attendance plateau or decline as a “front door” or a “back door” challenge. In this new series, we’ll dig a little deeper into different “front door” and “back door” challenges churches may be facing, and discuss how to move forward in healthy ways.
Back in October, I was a guest on Carey Nieuwhof’s Leadership Podcast. During our conversation, we talked how to diagnose an attendance plateau or decline as a “front door” or a “back door” challenge. In this new series, we’ll dig a little deeper into different “front door” and “back door” challenges churches may be facing, and discuss how to move forward in healthy ways.
12 Dec 2016

Continuing the Conversation: Front Door and Back Door Challenges

Back in October, I was a guest on Carey Nieuwhof’s Leadership Podcast. During our conversation, we talked how to diagnose…