Podcast Episode #558
Every church thinks they’re a guest friendly church. But as we discuss today, guest friendliness is not something at which every church excels.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- Church signs need info on them, but there are really just three essentials: church name, worship times, website address.
- If your church has a digital sign, you have to consider the length of the rotation of information.
- Don’t think that “everyone knows ______” at your church because almost always, everyone doesn’t know.
- Some churches aren’t just not guest friendly, they are also not guest desirous.
The six failures we discuss are:
- It had no website.
- No service times on sign.
- “Our church is always open.”
- “Everyone knows the times of our service.”
- Didn’t consider the impact of special events on guests.
- It failed to see the opportunities.
Resources mentioned in today’s podcast
- Invite Your One
- Eight Things Your Church Website Must Have
- Church Website Checklist
- Church Guest Checklist
- Church Signage Checklist
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