Sunday, 16 June, 2024

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Over the past several decades, there’s been a lot of talk about seeker sensitivity in churches. From “Seeker Focused” to “Seeker Sensitive,” what’s the best way to be hospitable to guests? And can you do that without alienating those already attending the church? This episode will look at the ins and outs of the seeker sensitivity movement.

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.

The church has it’s own “calendar” that is almost antithetical to the cultural calendar. In fact, many church leaders have abandoned the church year in favor of the calendar year. And though they have some excellent reasons for doing so, there can be significant value in revisiting the church’s ancient heritage. In this episode, Drs. Kris and Bill explore how to connect the church year with the cultural year without doing violence to either.

Targeting WorshipWho does your worship service target? Do your different services target different people? Are you tired of hearing comments like, “I’m not getting anything out of worship” or “the worship services just don’t ‘feed’ me?” Today Drs. Kris and Read more…