Christmas and Advent are just around the corner! As churches seek to celebrate the Incarnation, big plans often go into place. We decorate the whole church, plan special services, and even host Christmas parties with a particularly jolly special guest. But would anyone not affiliated with your church already find it hospitable? This article by Carey Nieuwhof on the Lewis Center for Church Leadership website may smack at times of consumeristic Christmas, but the underlying wisdom of considering the unchurched may just help you attract the Christmas-Easter Only crowd to come back!

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