Jason Young, director of guest relations at Buckhead Church and North Point Community Church, talks with me about his new book which he co-authored with Jonathan Malm entitled "The Come Back Effect: How Hospitality can Compel Your Church's Guests to Return."
(You can check out my interview with Jonathan Malm on "Breaking Binary Thinking" here).
We talk about common pitfalls that churches make, why we shouldn't be afraid of creating an emotional experience (and why that doesn't diminish an emphasis on theology) and Jason shares what he has learned through writing this book.
Things to check out from this episode:
The following books Jason recommends:
This week, Dr. Michael Haykin (professor of church history and Biblical spirituality at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) and I chat about the life and leadership legacy of Andrew Fuller. If you are unfamiliar Andrew Fuller, prepare to learn a lot and to be challenged by his short, powerful life.
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Dr. Haykin recommends several books if you want to learn about Andrew Fuller:
Dr. Haykin is currently reading:
Episode #15: "Memes for Jesus, Platform Building, Content Creating and Dealing with the Haters" with Michael Schaffer
I sit down with the founder of Memes for Jesus, Michael Schaffer and we talk about how to build your platform, creating content regularly (and without burnout) and dealing with haters. I awkwardly call Michael "The Da Vinci of Memes." I don't think it will catch on but I left it in so you can laugh at me, which Michael recommends for us to do as leaders.
Michael Recommends the Following Books:
In case you were wondering..
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In this month's bonus episode, I sit down with Jonathan Malm (founder of Church Stage Design Ideas and socialsunday.tv; author of The Hidden Option and co-author of The Come Back Effect) to talk about how we can find hidden options when it seems like there are only two options available. Jonathan helps us get out of our binary way of thinking and teaches us how to think biblically about our limitations.
Jonathan is reading these books and this article:
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I sit down with Dr. Ryan Lokkesmoe (Lead Pastor of Real Hope Community Church in the Houston area, a church he helped plant in 2016). We talk about his new book published by Moody Publication called Paul and His Team: What the Early Church Can Teach Us About Leadership and Influence.
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