6 Ideas on Making Church Welcoming for Skeptical Parents 

6 Ideas on Making Church Welcoming for Skeptical Parents 

Did you know McDonald’s is one of the largest toy distributors in the world? It’s true. They’ve realized the key to getting people to come back to their restaurants is to get kids excited about coming back. McDonald’s understands that parents will go where their kids want to go. For them, a great kid experience is the come-back effect.  Guess what? For most parents visiting your church, this same dynamic exists. Parents will go where they feel like their kids will be happy and get the best... Read More
The Importance of Combining Creativity and Innovation into Your ministry environments

The Importance of Combining Creativity and Innovation into Your ministry environments

In a world driven by creativity and innovation, many companies and churches today often struggle to find a way to create a concept and bring that concept to fruition. This has led to many churches and departments being incapable of reaching its full potential due to a lack of structure and vision. Here at Little Mountain, we will explain the importance of how to incorporate not only a creative concept, but how to innovate that concept into your church to bring the idea to life. CREATIVITY As a... Read More
5 Questions to Help Prepare for Guests on Easter

5 Questions to Help Prepare for Guests on Easter

For those of us in church leadership Easter is a special day. It’s also a special day for many people who are not a regular part of a local church. Many people who don’t normally go to church will find their way to church on that day. So, here are five questions to help you get ready for guests on Easter. 1.) How are your facilities? Those of us who are there every week truly have a hard time seeing the things that will jump out at a new person. Take some time to enter your facility as if you... Read More
Connecting with Visitors

Connecting with Visitors

If your church is functioning as it should, you’re seeing visitors in and out of your doors regularly. This is exciting and intimidating, but it’s also an incredible opportunity to think about how you are connecting with these people. If you’re reading this and realizing you don’t have any kind of policy or strategy in place for new people coming into your ministry areas, then this needs to shoot to the top of your priority list. Immediately. The success of your... Read More
Turn Up the Volume On Engaging Through Worship

Turn Up the Volume On Engaging Through Worship

When you plan a trip, rarely do you hop in the car and start driving with no plan of where you’re headed, much less have a plan for stops along the way. Leading a worship set is similar to taking a trip. It’s important to think about and develop a plan for where you want to take the participants. What’s the goal? How will you determine the “win”? Or think about it like planning a party. Most of us don’t just invite a bunch of people over and have them show up without first having planned a... Read More