Posts Tagged ‘leadership’


10 Ways to “WOW” Your Visitors

June 22, 2008

We have the awesome responsibility to wow our visitors. Your church can be as small as a match box, but it should look presentable to guests and members.
Here are a few ways to wow your visitors.

1. Make your church plant appealing to the eye from the outside.

2. Greet visitors/seekers and be genuine.

3. Have signs

4. Make your plant look appealing on the inside.

5. Inspiring Music

6. Inspiring preaching

7. Adequate parking

8. Keep it about worship

9. Functional website

10. Be involved in the community


10 Books Every Pastor Should Read

June 15, 2008

As a young pastor you know that we must stay up on our craft. Pastoral ministry is more than just preaching and teaching, we must be able to perform our duties in a professional manner reaching people for Jesus Christ.

While this is not an exhaustive list of books, they are books that will serve you and your membership in a awesome way.

Let me know your thoughts. Here are the books.

1. unChristian: What a New Generation Really Thinks about Christianity… and Why It Matters

2. The Intentional Church: Moving From Church Success to Community Transformation

3. The Five Star Church

4. The Dynamics of Church Leadership (Ministry Dynamics for a New Century)

5. The 360 Degree Leader: Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization

6. First Impressions: Creating Wow Experiences In Your Church

7. Hedges: Loving Your Marriage Enough to Protect It

8. No Perfect People Allowed: Creating a Come-as-You-Are Culture in the Church

9. Stop Dating the Church!: Fall in Love with the Family of God (Lifechange Books)

10. Unfinished Business: Returning the Ministry to the People of God