You can’t change people’s hearts or control how they respond to an encounter with Jesus. But there are very real steps you can take to encourage church visitors to give that encounter another shot next week. This free ebook shows you how to make new people feel welcome and establish a clear plan to follow up with every visitor who steps through your door—so you can start saying, “Welcome back.”
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Let’s Talk about Church Growth
Welcome: The Art of Hospitality
Relationships: The Reason People Stay
Follow-up: The Window of Opportunity
Sermons: The Extra Mile
Title: I’m Never Coming Back to This Church: A Church Staff’s Guide to Visitors
Ryan Nelson is a volunteer leader for Young Life and a blogger for Faithlife in Bellingham, Washington. He’s the author of Called to Create and Can Someone Please Volunteer?. He frequently writes for the Proclaim blog.