7 Simple Things You Can Do to Start the New Year Off Right

2022 is coming upon us. Most people make new year resolutions like joining a gym, going on a diet, etc. I’d like to share 7 simple things you can do to get your new year started off right. Go on some sort of fast – Priorities and focus are more important...
3 Ways to Still Have a Team After Christmas

3 Ways to Still Have a Team After Christmas

So here we are – less than three months away from the biggest church season of the year. I just left a planning meeting with the worship pastor at my home church. We were talking about ways to turn first-time guests into second-time guests. We brainstormed about...
The Interruptions Aren’t Interruptions

The Interruptions Aren’t Interruptions

It’s 2pm on a Thursday and you are knee-deep in your sermon preparation and coming down the homestretch. The energy, caffeine, and momentum are just right – you feel you’ll finish before 6pm and make it home in time for supper. Then it happens: You...
Introducing the First Impressions Challenge

Introducing the First Impressions Challenge

Who else wants to fix their church’s guest retention problem once and for all? The average church guest makes up their mind if they’ll come back for a second visit within 7 minutes of driving in the parking lot… Long before you step into the pulpit and...
Greg Atkinson is The Virtual XP

Greg Atkinson is The Virtual XP

Greg Atkinson is open (currently) to work with one to two churches as a virtual XP (Executive Pastor). Greg has no plans to move but is available to a church (ideal size is 500 to 1500 average attendance) that is looking to hire expertise and experience without the...