What prompted you to write Becoming a Welcoming Church?
It was one of the key topics that kept being discussed at my podcast, my blog, and ChurchAnswers.com. Several times in the book you mention the relationship between evangelism and being a welcoming church. How does intentional focus on becoming a welcoming church help us lead people to Jesus?
A welcoming church is an outwardly-focused church. An outwardly-focused church is more likely to have opportunities for gospel con