Not all expansion needs are the same. For some churches, maximizing the space they have is the most sensible option.
An outreach-minded Massachusetts church creates four bedrooms in the church — using room dividers — so that families in need have a safe, warm place to sleep.
A multipurpose room is transformed into a state-of-the-art video venue/worship room annex.
When done right, these areas motivate, encourage, teach — and even inspire kids to draw their parents to church.
Billy Goff, CEO of Dallas-based Goff Companies, shares the 5 elements his firm’s most successful children’s spaces projects all have in common. 1) Security. This is the first and foremost priority. We like to design spaces with one way in and one way out, aside from emergency exits. The focus is on having one check-in […]
With phase one completed, Cape Christian continues to raise funds to finish the project.
Gyms and fitness classes are great perks, but make sure proper safeguards are in place.
Michigan church builds a ‘third place’ for families in surrounding communities.
Standing in the middle of a movie theater lobby is usually no big deal (and certainly not a spiritual moment), unless it is the first Sunday morning of Promiseland, a new ministry to children in the early days of Willow Creek Community Church. Launching a ministry to kids in an out-of-the-box, rapidly-growing, already-influential congregation was a big deal; even bigger than I realized at the time, Willow Creek church in South Barrington, IL, about to surpass the 2,000 milestone in its third year, presented a brand new approach to “church” with fresh thinking from top to bottom – except when it came to children.