Greg Atkinson is the Founder of Worship Impressions – a professional secret shopper company that works with some of the largest and fastest-growing churches in North America. Greg still consults with large organizations and coaches executives.
Greg is also the Founder of the First Impressions Conference – a global leadership conference with events throughout the year. Established in 2017 and with 8 conferences under their belt, they say, “From the street to the seat – if it happens on a Sunday, this conference covers it. Every church has a back door – we help you close it!”
The First Impressions Conference reaches over 100,000 attendees from 50 countries and features world-class speakers like the former CEO of Popeyes Chicken, the former VP of Walt Disney World, the former VP of Chick-fil-A, and other leaders like New York Times bestselling authors Rick Warren, Craig Groeschel, Bob Goff, Christine Caine, Mark Batterson, Dr. John Townsend, and speakers like Carey Nieuwhof and Albert Tate.
Greg Atkinson sees his mission as helping people. Greg’s mission is to make the world a better and more accepting place.
Greg was featured on NBC, FOX, and CBS as “the secret shopper.”
Greg has worked with churches of all stages and sizes including some of the largest and fastest-growing churches in the US, as well as organizations such as Josh McDowell Ministries.
Greg was the Editor of Christian Media Magazine and has served as a worship pastor, creative director, technical director, and campus pastor (overseeing all staff) over his nearly thirty-year ministry career.
Greg is known for hospitality and generosity and loves writing and teaching about that and the power of kindness.
Greg is most proud of his three kids who are all adults now. His hope is they go on to shine bright and make the world a better place.