How good stewardship means going green for one church.
Incorporating a few environmental touches can help cut energy costs and promote sustainability.
Idlewild is one of three Southern Baptist churches to receive the Energy Star Award.
The church saw its utility bills cut in half
Green Acres Baptist Church of Tyler, TX, completed five years of construction with a Freedom Celebration and new conference center.
The approach to construction called the “big box” — purchasing and renovating an existing building to meet a church’s expansion plans — was a passing thought five years ago that now is a highly viable option, with more boxes available than ever.
Churches often complain about the noisiness of their existing multipurpose spaces.
Church leaders are turning back to inner cities and building urban churches with missional zeal.
Established in 1964, Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Atlanta, GA, consisted of 250 families that gathered to worship in the cafeteria of a local high school in what was once suburban Atlanta. Within a few years, property was purchased and a temporary worship facility was built.
With church facilities under construction, you want to ensure that your money is wisely spent, while at the same time being viewed by your contractor as a cooperative business partner. Fulfilling your financial oversight responsibilities while fostering smooth working relations is a diplomatic endeavor.