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Everything You Need to Know About Church Staff Hiring

One of the biggest mistakes in church planting is hiring any warm body just because you need help.

In this episode you’ll hear Jim Essian, lead pastor at The Paradox Church in downtown Ft. Worth, tell you the first role you should hire and explain whether or not you should hire within your church.

How to Grow Beyond 200 Regular Attenders

Up until about his church has about 200 attenders, a pastor can power through with passion or talent. But if he wants to grow beyond that, he’s going to need some help.

In this episode, Michael Lukaszewski, Founder and CEO of Church Fuel, shares some practical tips for numerical church growth . . . and gives a bold message to those who say church numbers don’t matter.

The Forgotten Benefit That Every Conference Offers

Conferences are not just about the speakers.

Speakers are great, but attendees have the unique opportunity to network with thousands of their peers—something that may only happen once a year.

In this episode Dan Franks, co-founder and co-organizer of Podcast Movement, shares how to get the most out of every spare minute of your next conference.

How to Triple Your Customer Referrals This Week

Cold calling might get you one or two meetings out of a hundred. But warm intros and referrals? You’ll probably meet with at least 80% of those prospects.

We interviewed Bubba Page, founder of Outro, and learned an effective way to get more customer referrals in a fraction of the time—making your job 10 times easier.

A Lesson on Jealousy From Matt Chandler’s Roommate

Dr. Steve Bezner, Senior Pastor at Houston Northwest Church, was Matt Chandler’s college roommate—so he’s qualified to talk about dealing with envy.

In this episode you’ll hear his story straight from the mouth: how he bought into his own hype, felt the cancer of jealousy grow, and eventually, by God’s grace, came to understand that Jesus is enough, period.

How to Send Cold Emails That Don’t Suck

We all know what a bad cold email looks like: they’re long, wordy, and self-absorbed.

Emails that intrigue, on the other hand, are personal, friendly, and inviting.

Wanna learn how to write an incredible cold email that actually gets your prospect to respond? Click here.

3 Major Obstacles That Church Planters Face

Overcoming the odds is something church planters do daily—especially in a town like Los Angeles.

In today’s episode, Casey Bombacie talks about overcoming the American siren song, figuring out if church planting is your promised land, and learning what true blessing is.

5 Ways to Get a Meeting With Anyone

This post is based on an interview with Stu Heinecke, a Hall of Fame-nominated marketer and the author of How to Get a Meeting With Anyone.

We discuss how he and his clients have secured meetings with hundreds of VIP prospects using an approach called “contact marketing”.

How to Plant a Church in an Unfamiliar City

Bryan Barley moved to Denver from North Carolina to start The Summit Church. His goal was to join the community instead of showing it how to “do things right.”

Listen in to hear how Bryan and his team settled into an existing neighborhood and put down permanent roots in order to serve it.

2 Surefire Ways to Attract New Clients

Wouldn’t you rather have people coming to you instead of you going to them?

That’s exactly what Matthew Smith, VP of Business Development for RealNex, has experienced—all from producing quality content on social media.

Check out this post to hear his thoughts.

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