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|Format: Word Document|
Vendor: Christianity Today
|Publication Date: 2007|
All churches need to turn visitors into attenders. Use these assessments to measure some of the aspects of that task. First, focus on the community of your church-measure whether or not it is open and inviting. Then, take aim at the atmosphere you create-make sure you're doing all you can to welcome newcomers and connect them into the life of your church. These articles will help you understand some key aspects to retaining members.
This Training Pack contains all of the following:
Title: Closing the Back Door
Deck: How does your church rate on the vital ratios that church growth experts identify?
Author: Win and Charles Arn
Title: Less Teflon, More Velcro
Deck: Best practices on how to make people stick to your church.
Author: Dave Wilkinson
Title: Connecting Your Congregation
Deck: One pastora s best practices for reaching and retaining newcomers.
Author: William Richard Ezell
Title: Conditions for Acceptance
Deck: Six characteristics of a church that retains its members.
Author: Donald Gerig
Title: An Attractive Atmosphere
Deck: How well does your church welcome, identify, and integrate newcomers?
Author: Calvin Ratz
Title: A Warm Reception
Deck: Does your church offer visitors a warm, genuine welcome?
Author: Gene Appel, James Appleby, Merle Mees, Wayne Ogimachi, and Jim Tomberlin
Title: Worship That Draws People
Deck: Does your church create services with structures and attitudes that keep people coming back?
Author: Don Cousins
Title: The Magnetic Sunday School
Deck: Do your churcha s classes have the characteristics that draw people to them?
Author: Don Michael McDonald