The Better Sundays Podcast

The Better Sundays Podcast

Hosted by: Mike Holmes

Focused, practical and usable advice for churches that are looking to reach new, young families and impact their communities.

Episodes

A Great Kids Program for Christmas

Season #5

Outreach during the Christmas season can be very effective. Parents with young children are really wanting their kids to know there is more to the holidays than tinsel, tress and Santa stuff. The local church an be a...
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How a Small Church Can Have a Great Christmas Outreach

Season #5

The holiday season is a tremendous time for reaching into the hearts of the unchurches of your community. This episode covers several ways you can plan, prepare and participate. #reachkeep #reachingyoungfamilies
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Why Small Churches Struggle with First Time Visitors- Analysis and Solutions for Pastors

Season #5

Why is it that small churches often get first time visitors that don't stay very long? One and done is no fun! Every pastorl wants folks to come and stay and then get committed, but there seems to be road blocks for...
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Church Greeter: Training Day- Train your outside greeters, inside greeters and hosts.

Church Greeter Training Day is a video designed for local churches to use to training THEIR own outside greeters, inside greeters and host and hostess. Gather your team together and use this to help them get a handle...
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Church Greeters: Getting Started From Scratch- How We Laid Out A Greeting System When We Got Started

Season #5

This is how we laid out our greeting system at our church plant. It may not be perfect, but this is what we learned and how we set up our people to make a greta first impression.  #reachkeep  #reachingyoungfamilies
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Church Greeters: How a Small Church can get Started with a Greeter Ministry

Season #5

If you are a small church you can greatly benefit from having a good greeting system. The problem is, How do you make that happen with just a few folks? This podcast will show you how to start with just one person and...
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The Single Best Technique Pastors Can Use to Engage Their Sunday Morning Crowd.

Season #5

Engagement is everything! If no one is listening there is probably not a lot of discipleship going on. When a pastor puts together a plan for reaching his communities through the local church, it needs to include a...
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Five Ways to Make Connection Cards that Dance! Do you know these finer points of effectiveness?

Season #5

Connection can do amazing things in your local church. Visitor Info---Check! Current Prayer Requests---Check! Response to Sermon---Check! Sign up Volunteers ---Check! Listen to the episode to get fine tuned in your...
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Three Connection Card Mistakes by Beginners- 3 Common Newbie Mistakes

Season #5

Connection Cards are powerful! Would you want to get a glimpse into the souls of your congregation? Connect Cards can help make it happen! If you are just looking into these, or have already begun, here are some...
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Is Church Just for Believers?

Season #5

A very basic question for many is, Should the Unsaved be in the House of the Lord? Is the local church made up of believers only? Resources Mentioned: Blueprint for Better Sundays- www.reachkeep.com/blueprint
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How to Make a Better First Impression to First Time Visitors

Season #5

You only have one chance to make a first impression. Here is how your church can make that very first meeting with a visitor a very special and memorable moment. Resources Mentioned: The Back to Church Coaching Crash...
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Part Two-How to Fill Your Church w/People w/o Compromise or Feeling Slimy! Getting Folks in the Door

Season #5

PART TWO: Ten Ways to Fill Your Church with People w/o Compromise of Feeling Slimy! Getting People in the Door. Part One: Take these tips with some hard work and hustle and you can have some amazing Sundays! PART...
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