About Greg Atkinson

Greg Atkinson is an author, speaker, consultant and the Editor of Christian Media Magazine. Greg has started businesses including the worship resource website WorshipHouse Media, a social media marketing company, and his own consulting firm. As a consultant, Greg has worked with some of the largest and fastest-growing churches across the United States. Greg is the author of Church Leadership Essentials and Strange Leadership.

7 Simple Things You Can Do to Start the New Year Off Right



2104 is coming upon us. Most people make new year resolutions like joining a gym, going on a diet, etc. I’d like to share 7 simple things you can do to get your new year started off right. Go on some sort of fast – Priorities and focus are more important at the start of a […]

4 Keys to Creating an Irresistible Church in 2014



Let me preface what I’m about to write by saying that basic and foundational things like prayer, discipleship and evangelism (having an externally-focused church as I’ve stated before) are all a given. Each church should take the Great Commission seriously and have an emphasis on the “Go” and on the “make disciples”. I start everything […]

The Most Beautiful Churches In the World


Beautiful People

I’m going to list the most beautiful churches in the world. Are you ready? Follow me: If I said, “You have a beautiful church”, would you reply, “Thanks. When did you visit our building?” or would you reply “Thanks. Who did you meet?” It’s simple and subtle, but potentially dangerous. So often we refer to […]

The Role of a Campus Pastor at a Multi-Site Church


Role of Campus Pastor

This past week I was contacted by a minister that was getting ready to start his new role of Campus Pastor at a multisite church in 2014. He asked me to share with him what my week looked like, my responsibilities and explain the role of the Campus Pastor. Believe it or not, this is […]

Up All Night to Get Lucky? (How to Plan Your Preaching More Effectively)


Up All Night to Get Lucky

Everywhere I go I hear that song playing. It’s on TV, radio, at ballgames, in convenient stores – all over. It’s got stuck in my head. I started thinking on the title and reflecting on past experiences and conversations. I started thinking about how many pastors stay up late Saturday night working on their Sunday […]

Lust: No Longer Just For Men



I’m a big fan of football and love the NFL. The NFL is unique because it’s a sport that features male athletes. Other sports have a female equivalent – there’s women’s golf, basketball, tennis, softball, soccer, etc – you name it, but there’s nothing like the NFL for women. For a long time, too long, […]

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