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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Closing The Back Door After Easter

With Easter just around the corner, churches all around the world are putting the final touches to their Easter prep, it's the calm before the storm – a ‘storm’ that LifeWay Research says is the largest attendance weekend for 93 percent of churches.

But Easter is only the beginning.

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How to Recruit the Volunteers You Need for Easter

Here’s a not-so-secret secret: People want to help. They genuinely, truly and sincerely want to help. So when it comes to recruiting – and retaining – volunteers, the problem is not the interest of the person in your pew. Instead, it’s that we expect that they will seek us out and ask to serve.

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