Guest Article: 9 Questions for Retaining your Easter Crowd

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As Easter is not too far away, what are you doing to help your church visitors and invited guests to come back the following week?The following article is from a friend of this ministry, Gary Rohrmayer, who writes at YourJourneyBlog.Read on for what Gary shares.To read the development of each of the subpoints, visit the original article … [Read more...]

Another Church Invitation Video

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I really like this church invitation video.I've used it several times in various conferences.  Always gets a great laugh when the punch line is revealed.While it's free on YouTube, you should really buy the rights to use it from SermonSpice, like I did.Honor the creators of this video with buying it.Feed readers will need to click … [Read more...]

Get More Church Invitations: Relevant Sermons

How preaching leads to more church invitations

Recently, I was asked via Ask EvangelismCoach about ways to increase the number of invitations to church that members give to their network of friends.Review these posts to get on board with some of the answersMore church invitations: Friends and Family Get More Church Invitations: Prayer I want you to come to my churchToday, I … [Read more...]

Growing an Engaged Church

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Helping church members invite their friends is one of the side effects of an engaged church, as Albert Winesman wrote Growing an Engaged Church.The basic question of his  book is addressed on the jacket: What would a church look like if members of its congregation were 13 times more likely to have invited someone to participate in the church … [Read more...]

I want you to come to my church

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Recently, I've been asked via Ask EvangelismCoach about ways to increase the number of invitations to church that members give to their network of friends.Review these posts to get on board with some of the answersMore church invitations: Friends and Family Get More Church Invitations: PrayerToday, I add number 3 3. Church members … [Read more...]

Recent Statistics on Church Invitations

Church Invitations Statistics

LifeWay Research did a study and asked how many times they have personally, "invited an unchurched person to attend a church service or some other program at your church?"48% of church attendees responded, "zero." 33% percent of people say they've personally invited someone one or two times. 19% say they've done so on three or more … [Read more...]

More church invitations: Friends and Family

Friendships and Church Invitations

In the previous article in the series of giving more invitations to church, I focused on prayer.As I continue to look at various ways to increase the number of personal invitations to church that your church members give, today's article is focused on the number of personal friends who are unchurched.Again, the statistics show that a … [Read more...]

A great tool to help your members make an invitation to church

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Check out this video on giving an invitation to church (Feed Readers may need to click through to see the video).Notice what the fellow does at the end.You can give your church members something similar to help them make that personal invitation to churchChurch Invitation Card that I used a few years ago Short video from Yvon … [Read more...]

Get More Church Invitations: Prayer

Try to describe a prayer burden

In this series on getting more church invitations and visitor traffic, I'm looking at various ways to increase the number of personal invitations to church that your church members give.The statistics show that a personal invitation from a friend is the best way to get church visitors.  I'm going to look at 6 different ways to increase that … [Read more...]

Personal Invitations to Church are Most Effective

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During a recent coaching appointment, a pastor expressed a frustration that members are not inviting guests to church.The church had reached a plateau in attendance and had been stuck there for nearly 2 years.The pastor had tried various tactics to remind people about the importance of making personal invitations, such asregular … [Read more...]