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CFTROU 00B1: Building Momentum to Christmas

This is a very special bonus episode, and you are going to be glad that you have joined us. Today we are talking with leadership consultant and coach, Kadi Cole. Kadi is passionate about equipping individuals to lead in all aspects of life and work, including building systems and cultures that grow leaders. Today on the show we have some pointers for churches of all sizes to leverage the Fall as we move toward Christmas. Christmas is a great time to create happy memories for all kinds of people – the churched and the unchurched.

Key Points:

  • Overview of the three intentional goals for building Fall momentum into Christmas.
  • Creating happy memories for unchurched people.
  • The power of the nativity scene for building inclusiveness and interconnectedness.
  • Understanding the importance of creating experiences that build community.
  • How something as simple as a kid’s choir can draw people in.
  • Planning first-serve experiences for people at Christmas.
  • Most effective strategies for inviting people to church for Christmas.
  • Four ways to teach a culture of invite.
  • Equipping people to make the invitation.
  • Understanding the makeup of your community to choose the right Christmas service times.

Churches need to know how to leverage the Fall to move into Christmas. Click To TweetWe want to move people from in-laws to family…move them from being guests to being part of the family. This is how we want church to feel for people. Click To TweetThe whole world is marketing happy memories and as churches we are creating experiences that represent something greater – something eternal. Click To TweetChristmas matters especially in this country and churches need to leverage it in order to maximize our impact to reach people we aren’t reaching and engage people we aren’t engaging. Click To Tweet

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Kadi Cole’s Handout

Kadi Cole

Kadi Cole on Twitter

Developing Female Leaders

Sharper! Conference

Jimmy on Twitter

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