Posts Tagged ‘visitors’

Church Reviews on the Pro Church Tools Podcast
August 29, 2015

Church Reviews on the Pro Church Tools Podcast

The Pro Church Tools podcast interviewed one of our own to talk about church reviews: People trust what other people say about you more than what you say about yourself.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Lost Generation
July 15, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Lost Generation

If you're not willing to extend God's peace, then take down your cross and be the social club you apparently are. Now you're creating a lost generation.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Children’s Ministry Fail
July 8, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Children’s Ministry Fail

Lurking in the back of every parent's mind is the history of child abuse cases in the church. Lack of parental reassurance? Children's ministry fail.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Wrong Time
June 24, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Wrong Time

Listing the wrong time on your website is a rookie mistake. Ignoring those early arriving visitors is, sadly, a veteran move.

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7 Complaints When Visiting a Church Website
June 4, 2015

7 Complaints When Visiting a Church Website

The first impression of a church is often virtual. Check out our tips to learn common complaints visitors have about church websites.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Welcome Room
June 3, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Welcome Room

Shunting visitors off to a "welcome room" is a horrible idea. There's nothing welcoming about segregation.

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Fun and Functional Church Photo Booths
June 1, 2015

Fun and Functional Church Photo Booths

Few things build community within a church more effectively than a fun event, and few things capture a moment more than pictures. How about doing both?

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Great Web Experiences for Potential Guests on #cmschat
June 1, 2015

Great Web Experiences for Potential Guests on #cmschat

Last week's #cmschat on Twitter covered how to create great web experiences for potential visitors to your church.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Guest Preacher
May 20, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Guest Preacher

Under no circumstances is it appropriate to ask a visitor to preach. Come up with an emergency plan. Visitor as last-minute guest preacher is not a plan.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Time Change
May 6, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Time Change

Not updating your website with a special service time is a big problem, but don't compound that problem by running out of seats.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Congregation Fail
April 22, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Congregation Fail

Sometimes the greatest obstacle to welcoming new people into your church is the people in your church. Congregation fail.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Greeter Fail
April 8, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Greeter Fail

Having greeters? Win. Over-eager greeters who creep out your guests? That's a fail. Avoid the greeter fail.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Scarlet Letter
March 25, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Scarlet Letter

Calling out visitors in the name of helping the congregation identify them? No thanks. You might as well slap a scarlet letter on their chests.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Invisible Visitor
March 11, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Invisible Visitor

Going to church for the first time is scary. It gets worse when the congregation acts like you're invisible and the pastor won't even talk to you.

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How to Welcome Easter Visitors
February 23, 2015

How to Welcome Easter Visitors

Easter is coming quickly, so we sat down with Unwelcome author Jonathan Malm to talk about how your church can welcome Easter visitors.

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