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14 Characteristics of Genuinely Friendly Churches

Would others consider your church to be genuinely friendly? (Lightstock)

Does your church fit this category? Why or why not?


7 Ways to Plan for Church Growth During the Christmas Season

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Here's why the Christmas holiday season is a perfect time for your church to make a great first impression on guests.


10 Ways Churches Drive Away First-Time Guests

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Is your church a guest-friendly church? (Lightstock)

Why do you suppose some first-time guests decide never to return to your church? Could one of these reasons be it?


Pastor, Stop Worrying About the Back Door

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Isn't it about time to concern ourselves more with getting lost people through the front door of our church than stopping people from leaving?


Church Planting: How Will You Gather People?

Church planting
When planting a church, make sure to take advantage of these tips about how to gather people. (iStock photo)

If your church is in its beginning stages, here are some suggestions as to how you can attract people to your services.


The Untold Story: Why the US Church Is Not Growing

Sudanese church
Through great evangelistic efforts, churches in Africa are experiencing explosive growth. (iStock photo)

If the growth of Christianity is exploding in places such as Africa, Brazil and Asia, then why is the American church declining?


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