But it's actually the other way around.
The pastor desperately pursues after people just to have them come to his church. He would even be willing to offer concessions just to have them attend his services, giving them importance and special attention. Some pastors are even willing to share power with the church board or congregation.
You never saw Jesus do that in Scriptures. He never ran after or tried to please anyone. Instead, people came to him. Nicodemus came to him. Zacchaeus had to climb a tree just to see him. The disciples left everything to follow him. The rich young ruler went to see him.
People should seek truth, not the other way around. God wants everyone to be saved, but you have to workout your own salvation with fear and trembling. You have to "come" to Jesus before he can give you rest.
For one thing, it's curious how Jesus "met with" the Samaritan woman at the well. It was like the whole thing was pre-arranged by heaven so that at the exact time the Samaritan woman went to the well and there "happened to meet" Jesus--and Jesus seemed to have waited for her there.
But what transpired between him and the woman was a simple short talk. After that, Jesus never pursued or followed her up. Jesus never visited her in her house. Why can't the church be like that?
"No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws them, and I will raise them up at the last day." [John 6.44]
To Jesus, it was useless to pursue after people if they weren't drawn by the Father to him. It was useless to convince or follow them up. If it's God's will that a person should follow you in faith, that person will be drawn to you. He will pursue you. If God doesn't draw him to you, it only means that the person is meant for another ministry.
Jesus showed us, that's the way a church ministry should operate.