Ever go down an Internet Rabbit Hole? You know, when you read a great article then another then everything that author’s ever written and all of a sudden too much time has passed? No, just me then? Well, I’ll save you the trouble of all the reading and just share the article I stopped on that made me think. What your greeter ministry is doing wrong and how it can be better!
One of our deepest desires is to be known. This begins with the simple act of learning someone’s name and using it. One time in a sales training we were told that “A person’s favorite sound is that of their own name.” Since I have a pretty common name, I hear it all the time and it speeds my heart rate up just a few beats because it signals that someone is about to talk to me, and that makes me pretty happy!