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Are Christmas Eve Services tailored for the once-a-year Church goer?

Church Pastors brace for the influx of once-a-year-worshipers who will visit their church on Christmas Eve.  Having record attendance one day a year is not the ideal scenario, because all church leaders want to build a congregation, a group of

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Type B Coffee Server: “Decaf, really? What a perfectly good waste of water.”

I’m a firm believer that a church, (after all, it’s “God’s House”) should be the “friendliest place in the world”, a five star welcoming venue. To accomplish this, a church needs to recruit and train the TYPE B personalities in

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Promote an upcoming sermon series to get standing-room-only attendance.

You’re scheduling your sermon topics for the next quarter and have lots of topics you want to expand on with your congregation.  You want a body in every seat, every week of your multi-part series to yield full impact.  How

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Binge Hospitality…rotating volunteers for unceasing acts of welcome.

We’ve heard the urban slang terms like Binge Watching, Binge Eating, Binge Drinking…. doing a certain act in a marathon way, excessively and continuously for some (usually brief) period of time. Have your church experiment with Binge Hospitality, a continuous

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If I had a choice, I’d never go any where that makes me uncomfortable…

A few years ago I accompanied a friend of mine to court. I’d never been in a courtroom before. It was packed with people I didn’t know, in all stages of life, in all circumstances in life and all there

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A note from the winner of our Display Donation.

A letter from the winner of our $1000 Shopping Spree: RealLife Church, Mountain Home, Arkansas; working hard to make a difference in their community. Accepting our gift; allowing us to be one small part of their ministry. Displayit at Church

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And He walks with me… Andy talks with me…

I love “In the Garden” , the lyrics remind me that Christ is always with me. Remember the joke that is a parody of that same hymn;? “Andy walks with me, Andy talks to me…” said the little Sunday School

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Middle School and High School youth see the big picture, when it’s really big.

Marketing companies are spending millions of dollars trying to figure out Generation Z (Your High School and Middle Schoolers) and creating fast-paced, loud, colorful, visual, digital ads to influence them to react the way the marketers want them to.  Unlike

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Hello is not enough. Engage, Listen, Offer Assistance; now That’s what I’m talking about.

Hello. Hi!. Good Morning. Just a smile… all are greetings, but… Guide your Hospitality Team to take HELLO a few steps further. Now, that’s a REAL H-E-L-L-O!!!! H_ _ _ _.  Hello.  Welcome.  My name is Jenna, and we’re really

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Your visitors are searching, “Give ’em a sign!”

Somewhere along the way in my involvement with Church Staff and/or volunteerism, I picked up an unofficial ratio that really made an impact on me.  “Drive through any U.S. neighborhood, and on the average, every 4th home represents a family

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