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How to Lose A First Time Guest in 10 Minutes or Less

It’s hard to believe, but according to people who study these things, first-time guests to your church make up their minds whether they’re coming back or not in the first ten minutes of their visit. Think about that. Before they hear the first note of music, before they hear the first word of a sermon…

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Ask Carey

CNLP Bonus 005: #AskCarey Part 4

You’ve got leadership questions. Chances are, you’re not the only one asking it. Welcome to another bonus episode of the podcast where I take my best shot at your leadership questions as 2016 launches with all of its promise. Wel;ome to Ask Carey, Part 4. Questions Featured in this Episode 2:25 How do you make changes…

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Why Most Churches Greet You Like It’s 1999

So your church has a website and a Facebook page. The adventurous have perhaps added Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. Or maybe you’ve gone all out, even podcasting your messages or building an app for iOS or Android. (The links are to Connexus Church sites, where I get the chance to serve!) We’re still in the early days of…

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The Secret to Creating a Highly Motivated Team

One of the most significant challenges of leadership is aligning a group of people around a common mission, vision and strategy. Some of you are trying to rally a dozen people around a common cause. Some of you are trying to rally hundreds, others thousands. Sometimes I feel like I spend half my time as…

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How To Get Your Church Passionate About Your Mission

One of the dreams of almost every leader is to see every person within an organization motivated by the same mission and vision. The reality is very few organizations—and very few churches—function that way. Most leaders have had an unsettling feeling that they might be the most passionate person about their mission, and wonder how…

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