The step between a first-time guest and a new church member is the relationship. If your church reaches out and connects in personal, positive ways with your first-time guests, chances are they will return. Text messages are your best bet in today’s ‘digital’ world because texts are less stressful, less intrusive; people can read texts or not; respond or not; do either or both at times that suit them.
Since 90% of text messages are read within 3 Minutes, we think that if Jesus had had texting, he would have used it big time.
Read more about why texting makes sense and how to structure a great guest follow-up dialogue here.