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In the first episode of this two-part series, co-hosts Joel Southerland and Scott Smith discuss with Rebecca Carlisle of To Be Received Ministries the importance of first impressions in ministry and the role it plays in helping people come to faith in Christ.

Discover key factors newcomers weigh when deciding whether they will return to your church or not and how parking lot greeters are an important first contact for guests.

Check out part 2 on the Your Church On Mission blog at

See Rebecca Carlisle’s recommended resources below:

  • “Secrets of the Secret Shopper” By: Greg Atkinson
  • “First Impressions” By Mark Waltz
  • “The Vision Room” blog By Bob Adams with Elevation Church
  • “Connective Tissue: 2-Ply for your noggin” By Danny Franks with Summit Church

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