If you’ve been along for any of this conversation, you know that I believe unconnected people are always one tough thing away from not being around. Always. An illness. A difficult marriage or divorce. The loss of a job. A child making bad decisions. One tough thing. One. I know that and you do too. Unconnected people don’t call the church when tough things happen. They stop coming. They abruptly disappear.
If that is true, shouldn’t connecting unconnected people be one of our highest priorities?
And if that is one of our highest priorities, what’s the best way to connect unconnected people?
New groups are the very best way to connect unconnected people…by a landslide. Compared to the effectiveness of adding new members to existing groups, there is no comparison! See also, Critical Decision: Add Members to Existing Groups vs. Start New Groups
Here are the top 5 keys to starting new groups…as many as possible:
Make starting new groups a high priority. If starting new groups is not already one of your highest priorities, it’s time to rearrange priorities. If new groups is not on your dashboard, it’s time to take another look at the dashboard.
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