7 People Every Executive Pastor Should Thank Before New Year’s Eve

As the year winds down, it’s time for executive pastors to reflect on the past year of ministry. A growing church requires a tremendous amount of effort from a wide variety of people, groups, and communities, and the year’s end offers an opportunity to acknowledge the people who make our...

7 Best Practices of First-time Guest Gifts at Your Church

Are you leveraging your first-time guest gifts effectively enough to move people from being guests to fully connected members of your church? I hope so, because this is an important piece of the connection timeframe; in fact, it's a critical point in the eight phases of moving anonymous guests towards...