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

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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Ten Ways to Fill Your Church with People w/o Compromise or Feeling Slimy! Getting People in the Door

PART ONE: 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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Learn What's Better Than the Trial and Error Method of Church Management- Doing "Right" Things Now!

Season #5

Learn What's Better Than the Trial and Error Method of Church Management- Doing "Right" Things Now! Often times we mistakenly resort to the most inefficient way to run the local church. Trial and error management has...
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What I with I knew better about the pastoral feeding/leading balance. Why leading the flock is hard.

Season #5

What pastors do every week is important, whether it is leading the flock or feeding the flock. Why is it then that leadership skills are often overshadowed by preaching skills? Preaching your way out of every...
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Getting unstuck from ministry problems- Jeep in a Lake Story and a solution for stuckness!

Season #5

There is a terrible feeling when you are not moving forward and you know you should be. Mud holes and snowbanks can certainly slowdown the progress. Sticking your Jeep halfway to an island is a great place to learn...
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