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6 ways you can address mental illness in your church

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By Sam S. Rainer III The church does not speak enough about mental illness. It’s a significant issue that remains largely silent in most churches. The church can do more. The church should do more. In fact, research reveals that 65% of family members in a household of someone with acute mental illness believe the […]

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The multisite movement at a crossroads

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Very few multisite churches have maximized multiplication potential. Though the movement has been a game-changer, we are again standing at a crossroads.

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Great dividers

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Of all the facility tools at a church’s disposal, portable room dividers are — by design — among the most adaptable. Discover the various uses.

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The best of both worlds: it’s possible with combination seating!

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Combination seating appeals to a multi-generational church. It combines historical expectations with modern standards and aesthetics.

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Measuring ministry activities

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Measuring and exploring key performance indicators (KPIs) for your ministry can help in the navigation of both risks and opportunities.

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What you should know before recruiting a church intern

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Many churches recruit interns as a way to provide ministry experience for students. Guidelines for unpaid internships have changed.

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Satellite expansion from the lender’s view

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Satellite expansion can help manage a church’s growth in attendance. There are do’s and don’ts for dealing with lenders and church expansion locations.

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Financing projects — borrowing vs. capital campaign

Church lending and budgeting

When your ministry is planning a project, options for financing are to borrow, have a capital campaign, or save. A mix of all three is also possible.

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5 signs you might be due for an insurance checkup

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Check-ups for church insurance help to assess the church’s needs and determine if limits are accurate. This ensures lack of overpayment and full coverage

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Options are key to making building decisions

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Building a facility: making informed choices Decisions concerning building new facilities — or expanding existing ones — are among the most important issue any church leader will have to consider. As experienced decision-makers at any church have learned, it is concern beyond funding; building decisions must consider questions such as: • Is the space large […]

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