At Church Community Builder, our journey will always be about trying to provide insight that helps you, as church leaders, be more effective. We are so much more than a software company! God has blessed us with a lot of amazing people who have experience in church leadership and a tremendous heart for the local church (and church leaders like you!). This blog is inviting you into the conversations we have on a daily basis. We want to hear your voice as you lead from the frontlines of Kingdom work!


Lasting Impressions: Building Environments of Next Steps

If first impressions are about connections, then lasting impressions are about relationships. The challenge is that your church can’t force friendships. So how do you help people engage past their first weekend at your church? How do you encourage them to connect — with God, with other people, and with the ministry and mission of… Read More

Three keys to effective followup with first-time guests

Fall is the time of year when it’s most natural for many new guests to walk into your church building for the first time. With new programming kicking off, new connections being made in the community during a new school year, and everyone returning from vacations, you’ll want to maximize the opportunity that comes this… Read More

Effective church is about great questions, not great answers!

Each year, I spend a couple of days in San Diego with a group of guys I consider to be friends and mentors. For me, it’s amazing ‘iron sharpens iron’ time and I always come away with new ideas and insights. However, I recently realized why these times are so valuable in my personal growth… Read More

An in-depth look at volunteer training in the twenty-first century

Training volunteers is an integral component of making an impact on our communities and spreading the Gospel. However, that doesn’t mean it is an easy task by any means. Volunteer schedule conflicts and the limited amount of time you have to devote to training and equipping volunteers are just two of the challenges that make… Read More