Getting God to Bless your Church Don’t be judgmental: God knows instantly if a person is genuine about becoming his child. We as Christians have to understand even though a person gets saved the changes in their lives are not always instantly seen on the outside. We do not have the right to judge a believer, because only God knows their heart. Make people feel accepted: It’s important to recognize your new visitors so that they feel welcomed to be apart of your church. The most effective way to make a new visitor feel welcomed is to help them form bonds with regular members. Only God can change a person our job is to be loving, supply them with the word and offer them words of encouragement. Collecting names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of your visitors is very important. You should us the information to send thank-you cards the following day, inviting guests to return and reminding them of upcoming church events they are welcome to attend. Scripture from the New International Version (NIV): Acts 11:24: For he was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and of faith. And a great many people were added to the Lord. John 8:31: Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed Him, “If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. Matthew 7:1: “Judge not, that you be not judged. 1 Peter 4:10: As each one has received a gift, minister it to one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. Romans 15:7: Therefore receive one another, just as Christ also received us, to the glory of God.