Igniting Growth In Your Church – Week 6 of 6

Welcome to the final post of my six-part blog series, “Igniting Growth In Your Church.” I trust that this weekly series has taken you to a new level in your understanding of how to keep your church’s evangelism temperature at the boiling point. If you haven’t already, make sure you pick up my new book, Ignite: How To Spark Immediate Growth … Read More


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Assimilation – Can I follow-up on first time guests too quickly?

In Fusion and in all of my other Assimilation resources, I share how vital prompt follow-up is to connecting new people to your church.  I teach a practical process to follow-up with first and second time guests multiple times in the days immediately following their visit to your church. Because of how strongly I emphasize that this follow-up happen quickly, … Read More


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Q & A: Fusion and Altar Call?

Q: How do you conduct an Altar Call and still utilize the tools of Fusion? Guest Blogger: Coaching Alumni, Travis Johnson Pastor of Life Pointe Church Homestead, Florida A: I want to help people take practical next steps in their walk with Christ.  Nelson calls it “preaching for Next Steps.” This ministry practice has become an integral part of who … Read More


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Are You Reaching Non-Christians This Christmas? (Part 3)

Yesterday, we learned how you can have more first-time guests than usual at your Christmas service. But what do you do with your guests once they arrive? How can you make them feel comfortable? Is there anything you can do now to make sure they’ll want to keep coming back to your church in the new year? Turning first-time guests … Read More


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Communication Card Download

You asked for it…here’s the latest version of the Communication Card we use at The Journey. We call it a Connection Card (I stole that term from my good friend Jimmy Britt a few years ago) because it seems a little softer. Two versions for you to download (just right click and choose Save As – includes both front and … Read More


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Monday Proflections – September 15, 2008

Here’s what’s happening with Church Leader Insights and me this week that may be of interest to you: Monday – I’ll be in the Journey office all day working with our follow-up and strategic teams.  I’ll also be putting the final touches on the promotion for our October/November series entitled “Financial Peace” based on the Dave Ramsey series. Tuesday – … Read More


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Fusion In Motion

Since its debut back in January, God has been using Fusion: Turning First-Times Guests Into Fully-Engaged Members Of Your Church to help churches of every shape and size from all over the country – and even all over the world! I am humbled by the reception the book has received and thrilled that it is truly helping to change lives. … Read More


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God Is In The Details

Earlier this week, I came across a quote by Og Mandino that really struck me: “Never neglect the little things. Never skimp on that extra effort, that additional few minutes, that soft word of praise or thanks, that delivery of the very best you can do.” When I read this quote, I immediately thought about the Raving Fans principle of … Read More


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Monday Proflections – July 14, 2008

Here’s what’s happening with me and Church Leader Insights that may be of interest to you this week: Monday – In addition to the usual Sunday follow-up, we are following up on our three newcomer receptions from yesterday.  I was privileged to host in two of the three locations – 30 newcomers in Jersey City and then over 60 in … Read More


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