How To Get Creative With Outreach This Summer

Summer is one of the best times of the year to reach out to the community around you.  The weather and the relaxed mindset open doors that stay closed during other months – literally.  Everyone is out and about. Your potential attenders are throwing Frisbees in the park, making small talk at baseball games and mingling on the closest beach.  … Read More

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3 Easy Ways to Attract the Right People to Your Church (and repel the wrong ones!)

Gabe Kolstad here – multi-time Advanced Coaching Alumni with Nelson and Senior Pastor of Westside Community Church in Beaverton, Oregon. Everyone’s welcome, but not everyone is equally interested.  You love everyone, but you can’t help everyone equally.  Depending on the “draw” of your church certain people will be more likely to show up and stick. Three ways to attract the people … Read More

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Lessons Learned From Rick Warren – Lesson #2

Lesson #2: Evangelism Must Always Be Our Priority When I was working at Saddleback Church with Rick Warren, I heard him say time and time again, “As long as there is one unchurched person in the Saddleback Valley, we must keep reaching out as a church.” Rick understands the importance of making evangelism a priority, or as I like to … Read More

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