Carey Nieuwhof did a great podcast interview with Greg Atkinson on looking for a church and it is well worth a listen.
This quote really captures my eye:
“What’s surprising to me about the factors Greg outlines is that they’re actually simple hospitality, people, and facility related things.”
The key word there is SIMPLE.
That means fixes are not always expensive, complicated, or impossible.
Welcoming people to church is not all about systems. It’s about the people, or as we say in the church I attend: “People over process.”
And driving people away is not just a single glaring error, but a cumulative impact of lots of little things. Read on for some insight. . . He writes: [Read more…]