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Category: Assimilation

How a Type 3 on the Enneagram experiences your church and how to connect them

by Greg Curtis: In 1999, I saw them throughout my church but thought they would leave it, unconnected. Several business owners were coming into my church and connecting at a descent level with me personally but not relationally with others in the church. I began asking myself why and came […]

How a Type 2 on the Enneagram experiences your church and how to connect them

By Greg Curtis: Nathan was a high schooler when I first met him in Next Steps. He was such a great guy, easy to talk with and helpful beyond belief. I began to think that his helpfulness came from the fact that he grew up as the oldest of 8 […]

How the Enneagram can help you reach a bigger variety of guests at your church

by Greg Curtis: I will never forget the Sunday night service this year where we offered Step 04 of Next Steps at the same time the Oscars was being aired… Next Steps is our One Place where we invite guests to connect with each other and our church. Being in […]

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Prepare for Easter: Onramps

This Article is from Replicate’s Prepare for Easter Series by Chris Swain: In the early ’00s, as cell phones were becoming commonplace, I switched from printing off directions for long road trips to calling my wife on my mobile. She loved this process as you could imagine (please read that […]

Fuel 2019

Propel Your Vision to the Next Level Are you running low? Is your young church feeling a little stuck? Could you use a little fuel? We hear from church planters in years 2-10 about how hard it can be. How there are tons of conferences, workshops and books about starting […]

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Do This to Connect More Guests to Your Church with Greg Curtis

by unSeminary: Thank you for joining this episode of the unSeminary podcast. We’re speaking with Greg Curtis, the Director of Assimilation at Eastside Church in Orange County, California. We’re talking with Greg today about the importance of developing a ministry-wide strategy for assimilation that is used throughout your church. Second-nature […]

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What is a Church Plant Preview Service?

by Patrick Bradley: Before your new church makes a splash with its Grand Opening, you need to run at least 3 church plant preview services. I started learning about preview services before I even got into church planting ministry. Many years ago, I was on staff at a bank as […]

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5 Ways Your Church Can Use Text-Messaging to Reach More People

by Brandon A. Cox: 59% of millennials who grew up in church have dropped out.  Why? That’s a huge can of worms. There are plenty of theories – some based on data and others based on mere opinion. I believe at least one reason why we’ve failed to reach this younger generation of […]

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Three Ways to Assimilate Guests at Your Church

By New Churches Team: Every church needs an effective way to assimilate guests into the church and get them plugged into ministries and groups within the church. Here are three practical tips to do so. 1.Map It Out: A healthy way to do that is to map out where you want […]

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5 Emotions First-time Guests Feel When They Arrive at Your Church

by Rich Birch: Have you ever watched people arrive on Sunday morning at your church and wondered what they’re feeling in that moment? We know that feelings and emotions are incredibly powerful motivators and memory-makers. In fact, studies have proven that we make more decisions based on emotion rather than […]