February 20, 2013

You’ve Planned the Music and Sermon Well…

…but will your Guests even notice?

Eleven minutes, seven minutes, three minutes – the time varies according to different research, but all sources agree: you have an extremely limited window to make a positive First Impression. In those first few minutes of contact with your church, your first-time Guests will know whether or not they are coming back.

That’s before a single worship song is sung and before a single word of the message is uttered.

Those first few minutes are a timely reminder that we only get to make a first impression once.

Obviously, the First Impression isn’t a logical decision based on theological integrity or staff personality or doctrinal character. The power of a First Impression comes from a more rudimentary level – our subconscious.

What will your Guest’s “subconscious” discover at your place?


Day #1 in the 40 Day Guest Experience Journey

Begin the series here.

Day #2

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