Charles Arn teaches Christian Ministry and Outreach at Wesley Theological Seminary. He is a past president of the American Society of Church Growth, which is dedicated to the study of evangelism and congregational outreach. He has authored 15 books, edited five others, and is a popular speaker nationally and overseas.

Gary Mcintosh

Gary L. McIntosh is President of the Church Growth Network and Distinguished Affiliate Professor of Christian Ministry and Leadership at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University. He is a church growth expert who has written or coauthored 25 books. His recent book is The Solo Pastor (Baker Books, 2023), available on Cokesbury and Amazon.

Leading Ideas

The first impression guests leave with determines whether they will be back. So what is it that goes into a good first impression? We interviewed…