Six Ways a Church Failed the Guest Friendliness Test

July 30, 2019
Episode #558
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Every church thinks they’re a guest friendly church. But as we discuss today, guest friendliness is not something at which every church excels.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • Church signs need info on them, but there are really just three essentials: church name, worship times, website address.
  • If your church has a digital sign, you have to consider the length of the rotation of information.
  • Don’t think that “everyone knows ______” at your church because almost always, everyone doesn’t know.
  • Some churches aren’t just not guest friendly, they are also not guest desirous.

The six failures we discuss are:

  1. It had no website.
  2. No service times on sign.
  3. “Our church is always open.”
  4. “Everyone knows the times of our service.”
  5. Didn’t consider the impact of special events on guests.
  6. It failed to see the opportunities.

Resources mentioned in today’s podcast

Rainer on Leadership is a member of the LifeWay Leadership Podcast Network


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