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!

Turn First-Time Guests Into Fully Engaged Members

How long does it take for a first-time visitor to formulate an impression about your church?

Seven minutes.

So all those people who poured through your doors on Easter for the first time decided if yours was a church to which they’d like to return in seven minutes. For some larger churches, that may not even enough time to get them from the parking lot, through the pre-service, and to their seat.

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Retaining Your First-Time Guests: The Essentials

Easter marks a time of year when you know your church is going to see a massive influx of first-time visitors. But just because you know many won’t return until Christmas, you should still capitalize on the incredible momentum of Easter by moving those first-time visitors to fully engaged members of your church.

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3 Challenges Every Church Faces: Retention


We’ve said it before, but it bears repeating: Numbers matter.

And in your church, numbers matter because they represent the lives God has entrusted to you.

Every single heartbeat that God has led through your church doors matters. But, if you’re lucky and you’re helping to create a church community that encourages growth, it gets increasingly harder to know – really know – each and every person.

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In Case You Missed It: Software and Stewardship

It’s no secret that here at Church Community Builder, we champion technology – it’s what we do; it’s how we equip our saints – you – to do what you do best – equip your saints. And to say we’re passionate about providing the right tools, processes and software to answer our most important calling would be an understatement.


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