“One of the reasons people are hesitant to try attending a church for the first time is that they’re not sure what to expect. In fact, they probably expect it to be a little bit awkward and uncomfortable.
Over time, it’s important for your church to become known as a place where people will be able to understand what’s happening. That doesn’t mean changing the message, but it does mean clearly explaining what is going on during the worship service.”
Rick Warren has a few suggestions for how to make people more comfortable in a church worship service that might be brand new to them. Check out “How to Help Church Guests Understand What’s Happening.”