Greg Atkinson

Greg Atkinson is the founder of Worship Impressions and the First Impressions Conference. He serves as the executive director of, and is on the advisory board of Full Strength Network—a national non-profit dedicated to helping pastors and church leaders stay healthy and avoid burnout. Greg is an author, leadership coach, consultant, and member of Forbes Coaching Council. Greg has worked with churches of all stages and sizes, including some of the largest and fastest-growing churches in the country, as well as with businesses, non-profits, and organizations such as Josh McDowell Ministries.

3 Ways to Still Have a Team After Christmas

Let’s surprise our team with a personal touch and an attitude of gratitude this holiday season.

People Aren’t Interruptions

How do you handle it when people drop by unannounced?

8 Reasons Why People Aren’t Coming Back After Christmas

Guest experience pitfalls: It's about the details ...

5 Tips on Listening Well

Active listening is a communication technique used in counseling, training, and conflict resolution. It requires that the listener fully concentrate, understand, respond and then remember what is being said.

Be Kind: It Changes the World — and You

Simply choosing to be kind to someone could be the healing balm that he or she needs that day.

7 Vital Lessons Leadership Has Taught Me

When we put our pride aside and truly value those around us and who we work with, we are able to then respect what each person brings to our team.

Where Did I See the Gospel in 2022?

I was able to be a good friend to those close to me. My best friend, for thirty years, went through a tough season being accused of something he didn’t do. I was able to support him, encourage him, remind him who he was, and pray for him. He came through his trial by fire, and I’m so happy for him.

8 Cues Why People Won’t Return After Christmas

Whether I’m working with a church plant of 40 people or a mega-church of over 35,000, some things are universal and should be present regardless of church size.