Easter Preparation: Don’t Forget this!

Bob FranquizGeneral

index Dear Pastor, When each of my 3 kids were born, I was franticly making sure that our home was ready for their arrival. But imagine another scenario with me. It sounds almost unbelievable, but it’s true all too often. A couple knows a baby is coming and they do nothing to prepare for her arrival. In fact, they’re a little caught off guard by this child showing up in their home. This is the story of many churches. They have a big outreach day like Easter where they preach the Gospel and pray for new believers to be added, ... Read More

The 1 Absolute Must of Follow up

Bob FranquizGeneral

index Dear Pastor, Easter is on Sunday and lots of first time guests will be at your church. Also, and many will make decisions to follow Jesus in your services. Here’s my question: how will you help them come back next week? Rule #1 for effective follow up is getting contact information so you can follow up with them and help them take their first few spiritual steps. Next, you have to know how to USE that information. That's why most churches see new believers and newcomers slip through the cracks. Well, guess what? We have 2 resources designed to ... Read More

Fwd: (There’s still time to have a BIG EASTER) How Less is More with Facebook Ads

Bob FranquizChurch

Dear Pastor, Just this Sunday I met a man that came to Calvary for the first time because he saw one of our Facebook Ads. Facebook is a great way to reach people this Easter! That is why I wanted to forward you this email that Bob sent last week that offers the Digital Evangelism resources for 50% off. Just use the code: digital50 when you check out. Click here to go to resource. Praying for you this EASTER! Mark Rodriguez Executive Pastor Calvary Fellowship www.calvarywired.com   From: Bob Franquiz <info@outreachninja.com> Date: March 26, 2013, 9:41:50 AM EDT To: mark@calvarywired.com ... Read More

How Less is More with Facebook Ads

Bob FranquizGeneral

Dear Pastor, I worked with a church a while back that was spending tons of mulla on Facebook. ... and getting poor results. Yikes! They asked if I could consult with them and work some magic to make their ads more effective. So I told them that for churches, less is more on Facebook. Say what? I told them that people are looking for a church closer to the weekend, so don’t start spending money until you get closer to the weekend. They did that and their ads started working better AND they were spending less in the process. Then ... Read More

The Cheap Way to Fill Your Church on Easter

Bob FranquizGeneral

Dear Pastor, I had a Pastor email this last week and asked, "If you were on a shoestring budget and Easter was 2 weeks away, how would you get the word out about your church?" I responded with one word. Facebook. I love Facebook ads. Why? Because it's the cheapest way to drive traffic to your website and let people know about your services. Think about it. Facebook lets you... 1. Pick who your want to market to 2. Set a maximum budget 3. Constantly tweak and change your ads 4. Create different ads for different people at no extra ... Read More

My Favorite Outreach Tool

Bob FranquizGeneral

Dear Pastor, If I could only use one outreach tool to reach my community, I wouldn’t need more than one second to decide. Which one is it? Facebook? Nope. Google? No. Twitter or some new social media tool? No way! It’s direct mail. Hands down, it’s my favorite and IMHO the most effective (and cost effective) way to let people know about your church. Why? Simple. Because everyone is still checking the mail. I know what you’re thinking: “But the ‘experts’ say direct mail is really expensive.” The answer: direct mail is expensive if you don’t know what you’re doing. ... Read More

Become the Billy Graham of Direct Mail this Easter

Bob FranquizGeneral

Dear Pastor, If I could only use one outreach tool to reach my community, I wouldn’t need more than one second to decide. Which one is it? Facebook? Nope. Google? No. Twitter or some new social media tool? No way! It’s direct mail. Hands down, it’s my favorite and IMHO most effective (and cost effective) way to let people know about your church. Why? Simple. Because everyone is still checking the mail. I know what you’re thinking: “But the ‘experts’ say direct mail is really expensive.” The answer: direct mail is expensive if you don’t know what you’re doing. But ... Read More

Fwd: (LAST CHANCE) The Secrets to Closing the Back Door of Your Church

Bob FranquizGeneral

Dear Pastor, I just wanted to give you a heads up and remind you that today is the last day you can receive $50 OFF our latest resource: "How to Keep Those you Reach: 16 Secrets for Closing the Back Door of Your Church". So click here to secure your copy. Remember to use the coupon code reach50 to get $50 off this resource. Below I've attached Bob's email from last wednesday... CHECK IT OUT... Praying for you to have a GREAT EASTER! Mark Rodriguez Director of Training Outreach Ninja   Dear Pastor, You know the story. New people walk ... Read More

The Secrets to Closing the Back Door of Your Church

Bob FranquizGeneral

You know the story. New people walk in through the front door of you church every Sunday and then walk out the back door just as quickly. It’s one of the most discouraging experiences of a Pastor. You invest so much effort, money and time reaching people in your community... Only to see those efforts wasted when people don’t stick. The most frustrating part is we know these people aren’t going to grow without being connected to a local church. When I planted Calvary Fellowship in September of 2000, we hit an invisible wall 3 years into our church. I ... Read More

New Resource: How to Keep Those you Reach!

Bob FranquizGeneral

Today we’re releasing a brand new resource entitled, “How to Keep Those You Reach: 16 Secrets for Closing the Back Door of Your Church”. The age old question of ministry is, “How do we keep people from falling through the cracks?” One of the most frustrating experiences in leading a church is seeing new people come in the front door... ... and then leave through the back door shortly after. There was a season in my church’s history where we got stuck. We grew by only 10 people during a 2-year period. We dug into the numbers and found that ... Read More