Greg Atkinson is a powerhouse leader and influential voice for the modern church today. His well-known books “Secrets of a Church Shopper” and “Church Leadership Essentials” have transformed churches and their pastoral leadership nation-wide.

Today, Greg and I are discussing the secrets of his experience going undercover as a “church-shopper”. We discuss hospitality, first-impressions, worship teams, connection tables, and so much more.

If you’re a church leader, this episode is a must-hear. Greg’s advice is poignant for this unique time in history, and I know what he has to share will transform your church and ministry.

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About Our Guest

Greg Atkinson is the Founder of Worship Impressions and the First Impressions Conference and Co-Founder of the Social Media Church Conference. Greg is an entrepreneur, bestselling author, speaker, leadership coach, consultant, and member of the Forbes Coaching Council. Greg has worked with churches of all stages and sizes, including some of the largest and fastest-growing churches in the country, as well as with businesses, non-profits, and organizations such as Josh McDowell Ministries.

Greg started and ran his own social media marketing company. Greg has been featured in Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, Christianity Today, and on CBS, FOX, and NBC. Greg is a Church Associate with and serves on the Advisory Board of Full Strength Network.  Stay connected to Greg and his work here:

You can connect with Greg on his website, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, & YouTube 

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