Does Your Welcome Mat Say “Welcome Back”?

It happens every weekend. Well, I’m guessing you at least pray for it to happen every weekend. A family who has never been to your church walks in the front door. You identify them by the “I’m-not-sure-where-to-go” confusion on their faces. Your friendly...

The Importance of Follow Up – Part III

In the previous posts we explored the first six considerations for achieving strong results during the giving phase of your capital initiative. I refer to this giving period as Campaign Enhancement (CE). Here are the final considerations to achieve 90% or better in...

The Importance of Follow Up – Part II

In the previous post we explored the first three considerations for achieving strong results during the giving phase of your capital initiative. I refer to this giving period as Campaign Enhancement (CE). Here are the next three considerations: 4. Setting Expectations...

The Importance of Follow Up – Part I

Congratulations to St. John’s Lutheran Church in the St. Louis metro area. February marked the end of their 3-year capital giving initiative. They finished the effort by collecting 99.6% of the total amount committed back in March 2007! Last week I was on-site...

3 Simple Tips to Improve This Weekend’s Offering

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