note: this is an excerpt from the book: Connection Cards, connect with visitors, grow your church, pastor your people
#3 Don’t tell people about connection cards without giving them time to fill them out.
This is probably the single biggest reason churches do not get connection cards turned in. In most churches, either the pastor or another church leader will mention the connection card very quickly in passing, often when people are still standing up after singing a song. Sometimes it will be mentioned when people are sitting down, but often then it is part of a long series of announcements and no time is given so people can actually fill it out. [Read more...]