Lessons from “Yes” – Part 2

On Tuesday, I shared with you what I’ve been learning from “Yes!: 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive.” Here are some more lessons: Research shows that those who tend to come in on time should be praised for their behavior (as opposed to chiding those who are late). Make sure people know just how much punctuality is appreciated. People … Read More

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Lessons from “Yes” – Part 1

Recently our strategic team at The Journey finished studying the book “Yes!: 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive” by by Noah J. Goldstein, Steve J. Martin, Robert B. Cialdini.  Between now and Friday, I want to share with you some of my key lessons from the book. I believe that we must learn to better help people say ‘yes’ … Read More

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Are Your Big Givers Members?

Just before our last membership class at The Journey, a question came to me: How many of our Top 100 givers are members? I felt like God had prompted this question, so I asked our financial team to give me a list of everyone who is a Top 100 giver but not yet a member. When I got the list, … Read More

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Immediate Action

Today I’m teaching at all four Journey-Manhattan services and I’m challenging everyone to do a Servant Evangelism project right after the service.  I’m giving them a bag of SE material and sending them out to ‘Do It Now!’  I did this a couple of years ago and about 20% of those in attendance did it – I’m praying for 50% … Read More

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Free Worship Leader Webinar on June 4, 2008

Jason Hatley, The Journey’s Pastor of Worship Arts, is doing a free Webinar on Wednesday, June 4 on the Top 3 Worship Leader Challenges.  I’ve heard him teach this live and I highly recommend it.  You can sign up for The Top 3 Worship Leader Challenges Webinar here. Here’s how Jason describes it: Join us in this live WEBINAR without … Read More

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