… On the other hand, St. Patrick may well have been willing to use a little green beer in order to evangelize the Irish. Contextual evangelism is inarguably the most effective way to reach those beyond the grasp of the church. In this episode, Drs. Bill and Kris tap into George Hunter’s research (The Celtic Way of Evangelism) to discover how the church today can use St. Patrick’s methods to reach your community today.
There will be two main audiences attending your Easter services this year. Your faithful members who wouldn’t miss it and those who come kicking and screaming because someone dragged (or bribed, or coerced, or nagged, or …) them to church. In this episode, Drs. Bill and Kris offer some tips and tactics for planning an Easter that could make a difference to both groups.
Just how friendly do you think your church is to first-time visitors? How friendly does your congregation think it is? We’ve never met a church that admitted they were unfriendly to guests, but the reality is … that’s more of a norm than you probably imagine. But you can’t fix what everyone thinks is working just fine. In this episode Drs. Kris and Bill offer you and your congregation the Secret Shopper tool that will help you get to the truth about hospitality.
Super Bowl Sunday is nearly as holy and festive as Christmas and Easter to many men … if not to most men. Getting men interested, yet alone involved, in church is one of the most difficult tasks facing the church. In this episode, Drs. Bill and Kris step gingerly onto this sacred ground to share what’s working … and what’s not … in reaching men today.