Keeping People Between the Front Door and the Back Door

When talking about retaining people church leaders often use the terms front door and back door to refer to bringing people in (the front door) but not wanting them to go out the back door (leave the church). I think this terminology needs to be examined because I think underneath it is the old facility […]

Willow Creek on Small Group Assimilation

Dave Treat over at the Willow Creek Association Group Life Blog gives a three part series on How to Assimilate Members and Visitors into a Small group system. Part One – Deals with whether or not there is a well defined system in place. Part Two – Deals with the four types of church goers […]