Category: Church Marketing

The Value of Hobbies

  “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” This is an idiom that needs not be the description of any pastor or church leader anywhere in the world! Pastors are notorious for doing nothing but the ministry. They are called of God … and because they are called, they sometimes confuse their…

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No Summer Slump for You!

Click here to join the Church Marketing Bootcamp This summer does not have to be what summers always have been at your church. I mean, really. Why buy into the Summer Slump, just because you have in the past? I want to talk with you about eight steps you can take to make this summer…

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6 Steps to Get Guests Back After Easter

Ever said to yourself after Easter, “Where did everybody go?” I remember talking to a pastor/friend of mine after he had asked that question and he was ready to quit the ministry and go be a truck driver. No offense to truck drivers (my dad was one), but that was not this pastor’s calling. He…

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Top 8 Steps to Prepare Your Church for Easter

Easter is just around the corner! Pastors are in full swing preparing for one of the greatest weekends on the church calendar. I have pastors all the time ask me, “What are best practices in getting the word out for Easter?” While there can be a lot of ways to prepare the church for making…

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Hospitality Feel and Process for Easter and Beyond

Ever been someplace where your host made you feel like a million bucks? The place you were visiting acted like they knew you, they cared you were there with them and they were glad to have you. Or what about this? Ever been someplace where you felt like an inconvenience? I have. It is the…

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The Perfect Follow-Up Plan After Easter

Today, I want to get you the perfect follow-up plan for your church. If you read the blog I did a few weeks back entitled “Blunder #1” I talked about the #1 thing churches do that is a super blunder in their follow-up and assimilation plan. If you haven’t read it, you need to check…

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Rethinking Easter: From Big Event to Big Impact

Ever wonder where all those guests from Easter went the next Sunday after Easter? I’ve been at this for years and it is a perennial challenge for churches everywhere. The leadership of the church pours themselves into making Easter the over-the-top day it deserves. Volunteers have their game faces on. Everybody is geared up and…

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How Rethinking Easter Will Grow Your Church

Here’s a question for you: What is going to make this Easter different from last Easter?  By that I mean … what is going to cause more people to come back to your church the week after Easter this year over last? The greatest day in the year to talk to pastors is the Monday…

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12 Marketing Mistakes Churches Make

When churches work hard and try new things to get the word out, I love it! But sometimes things don’t pan out the way pastors think. Many times that’s simply because the approach could have been different. This is not an indictment on churches. We love the church! If you’ve found your church making any…

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8 Breakthrough Findings From Over 2,000 Churches

After 2,014 churches took the Church Marketing Strength Assessment, we discovered 8 specific breakthrough findings that will help you see the growth you desire. What are growing churches doing? And what are flat or declining churches not doing? That’s what you’ll see in this brief summary of the 8 breakthrough findings revealed. (NOTE: To our…

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