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.


S1E21- Relationships- How To Have A Better Sunday Morning Handshaking Time

Season #1 Episode #21

Taking time to fine-tune all the little details of church work is extremely important. There's an old saying that says, "The devil is in the details".  I don't really care for that saying because I don't want to give...
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S1E18- Family Solutions- Why Character-based Curriculum for Sunday School?

Season #1 Episode #18

There's only so much time that a child will be in the Sunday school classes in your local church. The question is, are you teaching them the right things?Parents want their children to be developing character when...
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S1E16- Family Solutions- Church Security-Peace of Mind for Moms and Dads

Season #1 Episode #16

To parents, nothing is more important than the safety and security of their children. Parental expectations of good security has changed over the years. What worked two decades ago does not work anymore. If there's...
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S1E15- Family Solutions- Book Review- For Instruction in Righteousness

Season #1 Episode #15

In a break from our regular podcast routine, this episode will give you some very practical ways to implement  biblical content into parent's lives. Not only is this a book review, but it is a demonstration of how our...
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S1E14- Family Solutions- Growing Kids and Parents with Hands-on Projects

Season #1 Episode #14

Doing stuff together.Doing important stuff together.Doing important stuff together with others.Parents are looking for solutions and we, as the local church, need to be the ones that helps them solve their problems....
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S1E13- Family Solutions- Tools for Moms and Dads with Disobedient Kids

Season #1 Episode #13

Every community is filled with parents looking for solutions in raising their children.Our local churches need to solve sin problems with biblical solutions.This podcast gives you some practical and usable ideas for...
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S1E12- Family Solutions- How to Get Parents More Involved in the Children's Ministry

Season #1 Episode #12

Involved parents are better parents. Our churches need to work hard to get moms and dads more involved in the children's ministry. Moms and dads crave to spend time with their children and the local church can make...
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S1E11- Family Solutions- Two ways your church can help parents "parent".

Season #1 Episode #11

Show Notes:I always say, the local church should be really good at giving out biblical solutions for sin problems. Parenting problems, though not usually associated with open sin, are very real and front of mind for...
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S1E10- Atmosphere- Sunday Morning Refreshments, Yes or No?

Season #1 Episode #10

Should we have food in church on Sunday morning?Why should we have food in church on a Sunday morning? These are two great questions that once you answer them will really help you in reaching new young families and...
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S1E9- Atmosphere- How to Do Greeters and Hosts

Season #1 Episode #9

First impressions are important. Great first impressions are essential!Every local church needs to think out, very thoroughly, what it looks like when people come to visit them for the first time. It is so easy to...
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S1E8- How Music Creates Atmosphere

Season #1 Episode #8

It's amazing how a little background music and can set the tone for an entire event. In this podcast we discussed the importance of and how to use music in the background to help your guests be at ease. There are many...
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S1E7- Atmosphere- Fixing Your Church's Aroma

Season #1 Episode #7

Every church facility has its smell. Some smell old and some smell new. Some are musty and some are fresh. Every church congregation also has a smell. Not one that hits the nose, but one that hits the heart. Good...
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