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The number of church conferences in the world will give you a migraine and a headache. So we were just wondering how many church conferences you attend in a year. Here’s what you had to say:
41% of you go to two or three. How do these split up? One of your own, a couple to get you inspired? What conferences do you highly recommend for those of us in the dark ages only going to one or none a year?
The next best option is the 37% of you who don’t do the whole church conference thing. Conscientious objector? Financial objector? Lack-of-time objector? Let us know.
21% of you are in my boat. One a year. I’m a Catalyst-goer thanks to a good friend of mine who takes care of my poor student-ness. Which one do you guys go to?
Tying for the third spot are the 0% of you who attend either 4-6 or 7+. I don’t believe that. We’ve gotta have someone out there who does conferences for a living or is a total junkie. Show yourselves, we’ll accept you.
To hold you over until the next church conference, think about our new poll question. You’ve just been put in charge of your church’s marketing effort. You’re doing a complete overhaul and money isn’t a problem (so this is completely hypothetical). Who would you hire first?