I stay busy with with secret church shopper consultations during the summer, as wise churches prepare for the fall. Now that we are in the midst of summer, let me give you five practical tips to implement at your church so you can prepare for a fruitful fall. Here we go:
Vision cast to your guest services team
So often, people that serve on a church’s guest services team feel unimportant. They think they are not good enough to sing on stage, lead a small group, or are not tech-savvy enough to serve on the production team. It’s vital that your leadership overcommunicate that this is not the B-team. This is not a place to serve for people who have no talent. This is a vital ministry and is a front door to your church. People make up their mind whether or not they will return in the first 10 minutes. First impressions matter!
Pray with your team before your first service
Never, ever forget the God-factor when you serve in ministry. We are but vessels. We need the Holy Spirit of God to love, lead, and serve through us. Pray each…Continue Reading