How to Keep More First Time Guests at Your Church (one pastor’s tips)

I received an email recently from Jeff Rogers, a member of my Tele-Coaching Network and Pastor of Canastota (NY) Church of the Nazarene. He took the time to share some great news about their Assimilation System – In just a few months, they’ve increased their Retention Rate (the number of guests they keep) from 1 out of 16 to an … Read More


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Why Do The Offering at the End of the Service? (Your Fusion Webinar Questions Answered)

Today I’m answering another one of the most common questions from last week’s Fusion Webinar. This is a great time to make changes to your church’s Assimilation System, just in time to follow up on all of your Easter guests. Here’s today’s question: Q: Why do you receive the offering at the end of the service? A: I think I … Read More


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Can’t You Just Use Those Tear-Off Communication Cards? (Your Fusion Webinar Questions Answered)

I’m answering another one of the most common questions today from last week’s Fusion Webinar. Now is one of the most fruitful times of the year to tweak¬† your church’s Assimilation System – to connect all of your upcoming Easter guests to your church in the coming weeks and months. Here’s today’s question: Q: What’s the difference between using your … Read More


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Who Writes All of Your First Time Guest Notes? (Your Fusion Webinar Questions Answered)

I want to thank all of you who joined me for The Fusion Webinar on Tuesday. We had a great turnout and it was a privilege to teach so many of you the Assimilation principles that have helped thousands of churches over the last few years. You sent in a number of questions after the webinar, and I wanted to … Read More


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Teach Your Church to Value Newcomers (Free Sermons)

One of the many benefits of having coached so many great pastors is the sharing relationship that we build. For example, Pastor Steve Wilson of China Grove (NC) First Baptist Church is a Senior Pastor Tele-Coaching Participant. He recently sent over some sermons that he preached to help the people of his church tune into the needs of the guests … Read More


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