Good signage inside your building and on the street can make or break a guest’s experience. Here are 3 simple church plant sign strategies that will help everyone feel welcome: Buy More …than you think you’re going to need. Remember the last time you traveled to or through an airport you’d never been to before?
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Street signs are always in the top 3 answers when I ask planters, “What do people say when you ask how the heard about your church?” But there’s an effective way and a not-so-effective way to design church plant signs. Have you ever been driving and seen one of those homemade garage sale signs, the
Over the summer, you church planters shooting for a fall launch will be gathering people and shaping them into a launch team. Considering all the ministry teams you’ll be forming, you’re going to need help making sure the right people have the right skills to do the various jobs that need to happen to see
Your church plant is gearing up for the launch of weekly worship services and it’s time to start building your serving teams. How many people do you need to pull this thing off? You won’t know until you create a volunteer matrix. Call it a list or whatever, the volunteer matrix is just an exercise
Last week we looked at first things to consider when you create a church plant budget. Here’s a few more: Startup vs. Recurring Expenses For a lot of expense categories, it makes sense to think of the budget on an regular monthly basis: if your worship department budget is $2,400 for the year, you have $200/month
Call it a Connection Card or a Communication Card or whatever, but getting contact information from a visitor is the weak link in your ability to follow up and get them connected. For years churches have been using paper versions. More recently, some have begun using kiosks & computers in the lobby. Why not add
Love the following post by Will Mancini, one of my favorite authors. He has been conducting the ‘Guest Perspective Evaluation’ at churches all over for the last 10 years and has come up with 10 Mind Blowing Facts to Fuel Your Hospitality Ministry. Here are a few that struck home with me: You have more