Monday, May 15, 2017

5 Ways to Get People Talking About Your Church

A local news channel does a story on the “heroic” action of a young man who stopped to intervene when he saw a middle school student being picked on by some bullies. A businesswoman pulls her car over when she sees an elderly couple stuck on the side of the road on a rainy evening and the couple seems astounded that anyone would take the time to help. A 7-year-old holds the door at an apartment building for a family carrying groceries and they talk about “how polite the child was” a number of times throughout the evening.

Have you noticed that people are surprised and even shocked when they see something that should be an ordinary occurrence?

We live in a time when it does not take much to impress people. If we are hospitable, kind, generous, thoughtful or civil, people take notice. In a very similar way, when local churches work together, get along and actually like each other, people start talking. For some reason, these things are seen as out of the ordinary when it should be absolutely commonplace. Read More

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