Greg Atkinson is smart, detailed, thorough, and saw things that we would never notice.  His feedback was invaluable and we are making several strategic changes as a result of his visit.  We will use him again.  I encourage you to do the same.  In a word – he’s the best.”

– Ray Johnston, Senior Pastor, Bayside Church, Sacramento, CA (Fastest-growing church in the US)

Greg’s evaluation of your church helps you dig into where you can significantly improve a guest’s first-time experience.  He makes you think and leaves no rock unturned.  Probably the best money we’ve spent all year long.” 

– Ashley Wooldridge, Senior Pastor, Christ’s Church of the Valley, Peoria, AZ (2nd Largest Church in the US)

Here are some of the amazing churches Greg has served:

For the past decade, Greg has consulted with the largest and fastest-growing churches in the country – each and every year.

From the latest Top 100 listings from Outreach Magazine, Greg consulted with two of the Top 5 fastest-growing churches in the US (Bayside at #1 and Radiant at #4).

Greg has also consulted with numerous churches on the Top 100 Largest Churches list, including 3 of the Top 7.

About The Process

Did you know that most guests decide whether or not they are going to return to your church in the first 10 minutes? As they say, you never get a second chance to make a first impression.

About Greg

Greg Atkinson is an author, speaker, pastor, coach and consultant who has worked with churches of all sizes, including some of the largest and fastest-growing churches in the country.


“Greg’s ministry provided a really valuable perspective on our weekend experiences as a church. His heart for the Kingdom and passion to see every church reach its maximum potential is a gift to those of us who care deeply about seeing our churches thrive.”

Do any of these scenarios describe your church?

You have lots of first time visitors, but they never return a second time.
There are critical elements of your guest experience that are broken or missing.
Guests are slipping through the cracks and out the back door of your church.

If the answer is “yes” to any of these…

You need a visit from a church secret shopper!

A Few of the Churches We’ve Served

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